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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If in the course And process of this time you can report , And prove it too , against mine honor aught , My bond to wedlock , or my love and duty Against your sacred person , in God's name Turn me away , and let the foul'st contempt ...
Unsolicited I left no reverend person in this court , But by particular consent proceeded Under your hands and seals . Therefore go on , For no dislike i'th ' world against the person Of the good queen , but the sharp thorny points Of ...
Nor shall this peace sleep with her ; but as when 40 The bird of wonder dies , the maiden phoenix , 12 gossips godparents 17 heaven ... her God be always near her 23 Saba Queen of Sheba 26 mould ... piece inform such a great person 29 ...
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The Life of King Henry the Eighth: Complete and Unabridged
Vizualizare completă - 1893