“Edward III,” from The Oxford Shakespeare: the Complete Works, by W. Shakespeare (and others)

This is a play ascribed IN PART to Shakespeare's pen, but how much is still the question. It's fair to assume that Shakespeare and his contemporaries collaborated often with each other's works, and this one's become known as a "lost play" of Shakespeare's. The editors of The Oxford Shakespeare indicate that there are only a … Continue reading “Edward III,” from The Oxford Shakespeare: the Complete Works, by W. Shakespeare (and others)

“Henry VI: Part One,” From The Oxford Shakespeare: The Complete Works, by W. Shakespeare

My Copy: 9780199267170 Heavens, this is a tricky one to read, and my love of history is clashing with The Bard's words as he takes liberties with British history and the timing of battles and characters. This play features very little of Henry VI again, but features plenty of others who will create the chaos and … Continue reading “Henry VI: Part One,” From The Oxford Shakespeare: The Complete Works, by W. Shakespeare