The Life of King Henry the Eighth
Penguin Books, 1981 - 150 pagini
Caridad Svich offers a new take on the history play, which tells the story of Henry VIII's marriage to Anne Boleyn.
Shakespeare's Henry VIII is a story of a brazen race to power and the desire for an heir. Advised by Cardinal Wolsey, Henry VIII is caught between church and state as he meets Anne Boleyn and seeks to annul his marriage to Queen Katherine. This episodic and plot-driven play examines the machinations of royal power. Shakespeare's Henry VIII, in this new translation by Caridad Svich, is a swift-moving, complex tale of intrigue.
This translation of Henry VIII was written as part of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival's Play On! project, which commissioned new translations of thirty-nine Shakespeare plays. These translations present work from "The Bard" in language accessible to modern audiences while never losing the beauty of Shakespeare's verse. Enlisting the talents of a diverse group of contemporary playwrights, screenwriters, and dramaturges from diverse backgrounds, this project reenvisions Shakespeare for the twenty-first century. These volumes make these works available for the first time in print--a new First Folio for a new era.
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The Cardinal in his passage fixeth his eye on Buckingham , and Buckingham on him , both full of disdain . WOLSEY The Duke of Buckingham's surveyor ? Ha ! Where's his examination ? FIRST SECRETARY Here , so please you .
BUCKINGHAM It will help me nothing To plead mine innocence , for that dye is on me Which makes my whit'st part black . The will of heav'n Be done in this and all things ! I obey . O my Lord Aberga'ny , fare you well !
This duke as much They love and dote on , call him bounteous Buckingham The mirror of all courtesyEnter Buckingham from his arraignment ; Tipstaves before him ; [ Officer bearing ) the ( executioner's ] axe with the edge towards him ...
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The Life of King Henry the Eighth: Complete and Unabridged
Vizualizare completă - 1893