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Author Ruiter, David, 1967-

Title Shakespeare's festive history : feasting, festivity, fasting, and Lent in the second Henriad / David Ruiter.

Publication Info. Aldershot, Hampshire, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, [2003]
©2003

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Description 204 pages ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 191-199) and index.
Contents Shakespeare's festive history : an introduction -- 'Awhile to work, and after holiday' : Richard II and the roots of a festive history -- 'What, is it time to jest and dally now?' : Hal's creation of the feast of Falstaff in 1 Henry IV -- 'The unquiet time' of 2 Henry IV : festivity and order in flux -- 'The turning o' the tide' : the lent of Agincourt and the return of the feast in Henry V.
Subject Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- History.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
Henry IV, King of England, 1367-1413.
History.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Knowledge and learning -- Social life and customs.
Manners and customs.
Richard II, King of England, 1367-1400 -- In literature.
Richard II, King of England, 1367-1400.
Henry IV, King of England, 1367-1413 -- In literature.
Henry V, King of England, 1387-1422 -- In literature.
Henry V, King of England, 1387-1422.
Historical drama, English -- History and criticism.
Historical drama, English.
Fasts and feasts in literature.
Fasts and feasts in literature.
Kings and rulers in literature.
Kings and rulers in literature.
Festivals in literature.
Festivals in literature.
ISBN 0754606260 alkaline paper