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Author Ruiter, David, 1967-

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

Imprint Aldershot, Hampshire, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, c2003.

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 Moore Stacks  PR2982 .R85 2003    Available  ---
Description 204 p. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [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 -- Knowledge -- Social life and customs.
Richard II, King of England, 1367-1400 -- In literature.
Henry IV, King of England, 1367-1413 -- In literature.
Henry V, King of England, 1387-1422 -- In literature.
Historical drama, English -- History and criticism.
Fasts and feasts in literature.
Kings and rulers in literature.
Festivals in literature.
ISBN 0754606260 (alk. paper)