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Contents List of Illustrations vi About Longman Cultural Editions vii About this Edition ix Introduction xi Table of Dates xxvii Selective Genealogy xxx Henry IV, Part One 1 Henry IV, Part Two 107 Contexts 223 Shakespeare's Historical Sources 225 Raphael Holinshed, from Chronicles of England, Scotland, and Ireland, 2nd edition (1587) 228 Samuel Daniel, from The First Four Books of the Civil Wars Between the Two Houses of Lancaster and York (1595) 253 from The Famous Victories of Henry the Fifth (pre-1588?; pub. 1598) 267 Sir Thomas Elyot, from The Book of the Governor (1531) 292 Authority, Resistance, Rebellion 295 St. Paul, from Epistle to the Romans, Chapter 13 (c. 54/58 CE) 297 Niccolø Machiavelli, from The Prince (1513, pub. 1532) 298 from Certain Sermons or Homilies (1547; 1563 ) 305 from "An Exhortation Concerning Good Order and Obedience to Rulers and Magistrates" (1547) 306 from "An Homily Against Disobedience and Willful Rebellion" (1570; 1571) 307 John Ponet, from A Short Treatise of Politic Power (1556) 312 Philippe du Plessis-Mornay, from Vindiciae contra tyrannos (The Defense of Liberty Against Tyrants) (1579) 317 Shakespeare's History Plays 319 A Catalogue of the severall Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies contained in this Volume (1623) 324 William Shakespeare, from Richard II (1595) 326 The Fascination of Falstaff 333 Key Statements 337 Samuel Johnson, from The Plays of William Shakespeare (1765) 337 Elizabeth Montagu, from Essay on the Writings and Genius of Shakespeare (1769) 338 Maurice Morgann, from An Essay on the Dramatic Character of Sir John Falstaff (1777) 339 William Hazlitt, from Characters of Shakespear's Plays (1817) 353 A. C. Bradley, from "The Rejection of Falstaff," Oxford Lectures on Poetry (1902; 1909) 356 Three Literary Models 364 Titus Maccius Plautus, from Miles Gloriosus (The Braggart Soldier) (c. 205 BCE) 366 from The Interlude of Youth (c. 1554) 367 Edmund Spenser, from The Faerie Queene, Book I, Canto IV (1590, 1596) 370 From Oldcastle to Falstaff 372 John Foxe, from Acts and Monuments (1563) 372 Michael Drayton, Richard Hathaway, Anthony Munday, and Robert Wilson, from Sir John Oldcastle, Part One (Prologue) (1600) 376 The Theater of the World 378 Giovanni Pico della Mirandola, from Oration (on the Dignity of Man) (1486) 379 Niccolø Machiavelli, from The Prince (1513, pub. 1532) 381 Sir Thomas More, from Utopia (1516) 385 Sir Walter Ralegh, "On the Life of Man" (pub. 1612) 386 William Shakespeare, from Henry VI, Part Three (c. 1592), Richard II (c. 1595), Henry V (c. 1599), As You Like It (c. 1599), Hamlet (c. 1601), Macbeth (c. 1606), and The Tempest (c. 1611) 386 Further Reading 397
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Henry IV, King of England, 1367-1413 -- Drama.
Great Britain -- History -- Henry IV, 1399-1413 -- Drama.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. King Henry IV.
Historical drama. gsafd.