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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ANNE O God's will much better 13 She ne'er had known pomp . Though't be temporal , 14 Yet if that quarrel , fortune , do divorce 15 It from the bearer , ' tis a sufferance panging As soul and body's severing .
Tis his highness ' pleasure And our consent , for better trial of you , From hence you be committed to the Tower Where , being but a private man again , You shall know many dare accuse you boldly , More than , I fear , you are provided ...
Now let me see the proudest He , that dares most , but wag his finger at thee : By all that's holy , he had better starve Than but once think his place becomes thee not . SURREY May it please your grace - KING No , sir , it ...
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The Life of King Henry the Eighth: Complete and Unabridged
Vizualizare completă - 1893