ebooks and download videos Search All  Title  Author 
Home / Nonfiction / Drama / Shakespeare

Henry VIII

| £3.33 | €3.75 | Ca$5.41 | Au$5.34
by William Shakespeare
What is this?DRM-EPUB | by download   add to wish list
Henry VIII by William Shakespeare

The portrait of a monarchy in crisis, this historical drama concerns the famous king's efforts to secure a divorce from his dignified and popular queen in order to marry an enchanting courtesan and produce a male heir. The play ranks among Shakespeare's most sumptuous and spectacular works, offering a splendid pageant of masques and royal ceremony. Occasional lapses in historical accuracy are compensated for by keen psychological and political insights, vivid characterizations, and evocative language.
Possibly the last of Shakespeare's dramas, Henry VIII was almost certainly co-written with John Fletcher. It is a play of farewells ― to the world, to life, to power ― in which major historical characters make memorable exits, including Cardinal Wolsey's rueful observation: "Had I but served my God with half the zeal/I served my king, he would not in mine age/Have left me naked to mine enemies." Nevertheless, the play ends in triumph and hopeful expectations with the prophecy of the coming Elizabethan age.

To view this DRM protected ebook on your desktop or laptop you will need to have Adobe Digital Editions installed. It is a free software. We also strongly recommend that you sign up for an AdobeID at the Adobe website. For more details please see FAQ 1&2. To view this ebook on an iPhone, iPad or Android mobile device you will need the Adobe Digital Editions app, or BlueFire Reader or Txtr app. These are free, too. For more details see this article.

SHARE  Share by Email  Share on Facebook  Share on Twitter  Share on Linked In  Share on Delicious
or call in the US toll free 1-888-866-9150 product ID: 745263

Ebook Details
Pages: 96
Size: 628 KB
Publisher: Dover Publications
Date published:   2015
ISBN: 9780486790138 (DRM-EPUB)

DRM Settings
Copying:not allowed
Printing:not allowed
Read Aloud:  not allowed

This product is listed in the following category:

Nonfiction > Drama > Shakespeare

This author has products in the following categories:

Nonfiction > Study Aids > Book Notes
Nonfiction > Literary Criticism > Shakespeare
Nonfiction > Drama > Shakespeare
Nonfiction > Drama
Nonfiction > Poetry
Fiction > Literary
Nonfiction > Performing Arts > Theater > Playwriting
Fiction > Classics
Fiction > War & Military
Fiction > Short Stories (single author)
Fiction > Mystery & Detective
Nonfiction > Social Science > Anthropology
Fiction > Romance
Nonfiction > Performing Arts
Nonfiction > Biography & Autobiography > Personal Memoirs
Fiction > Fantasy
Nonfiction > Drama > Ancient, Classical & Medieval
Nonfiction > Literary Criticism > English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Fiction > Comics & Graphic Novels > Literary
Fiction > Comics & Graphic Novels > Historical Fiction
Nonfiction > Language Arts & Disciplines > Composition & Creative Writing
Fiction > Psychological
Nonfiction > Literary Criticism > Poetry
Nonfiction > Literary Criticism > Renaissance
Nonfiction > Poetry > English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Nonfiction > Poetry > Anthologies (multiple authors)
Nonfiction > Music > Reference
Fiction > Juvenile Fiction
Nonfiction > Drama > English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Nonfiction > Literary Collections
Nonfiction > Law
Fiction > Juvenile Fiction > Classics
Nonfiction > Literary Criticism
Nonfiction > Performing Arts > Comedy
Nonfiction > Art > European
Nonfiction > Poetry > Inspirational & Religious
Nonfiction > Poetry > Subjects & Themes > Love
Nonfiction > Reference > Quotations
Nonfiction > Literary Collections > English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Fiction > Juvenile Fiction > Love & Romance
Fiction > Juvenile Fiction > Historical > Renaissance
Fiction > Juvenile Fiction > Comics & Graphic Novels
Nonfiction > Law > Essays
Nonfiction > History
Nonfiction > Foreign Language Study > English as a Second Language
Nonfiction > Language Arts & Disciplines > Study & Teaching
Fiction > Juvenile Fiction > Movie Tie-In
Nonfiction > Poetry > Ancient, Classical & Medieval
Nonfiction > Study Aids > Study Guides
Nonfiction > Literary Criticism > Feminist
Nonfiction > Literary Criticism > European
Fiction > Comics & Graphic Novels > Graphic Novels > Horror
Nonfiction > Art > Performance
Nonfiction > Juvenile Nonfiction > Poetry
Nonfiction > Non-Classifiable
Nonfiction > Performing Arts > Television
Nonfiction > Foreign Language Study > Miscellaneous
Fiction > Comics & Graphic Novels > Graphic Novels > Manga

If you find anything wrong with this product listing, perhaps the description is wrong, the author is incorrect, or it is listed in the wrong category, then please contact us. We will promptly address your feedback.

© 2016