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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My lords , I thank you both for your good wills , Ye speak like honest men ( pray God ye prove so ) . 70 But how to make ye suddenly an answer 71 In such a point of weight , so near ...
WOLSEY If your grace Could but be brought to know our ends are honest , 154 You'ld feel more comfort . Why should we , good lady , Upon what cause , wrong you ? Alas , our places , The way of our profession is against it .
WOLSEY Cromwell , I did not think to shed a tear In all my miseries ; but thou hast forced me ( Out of thy honest truth ) to play the woman . Let's dry our eyes : and thus far hear me , Cromwell , And when I am forgotten , as I shall be ...
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The Life of King Henry the Eighth: Complete and Unabridged
Vizualizare completă - 1893