Henry IV, Part I

Recommended by Meg Rosoff, and 1 others. See all reviews

Ranked #21 in Shakespeare, Ranked #52 in Theatersee more rankings.

During Shakespeare's lifetime, Henry IV was his most popular play. Today, Sir John Falstaff still towers above Shakespeare's other comic inventions. This edition considers the play in the context of various critical approaches, offers a history of the play in performance from Shakespeare's time to ours, and provides useful information on its historical background. Readers will also find detailed commentary on individual words and phrases, and selections from Shakespeare's sources.

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