Shakespeare's immutable history of Henry's victory over the French at Agincourt and the subsequent peace between the two nations is also a study of war and kingship. From a wild youth, Henry comes to embody all of the kingly virtues: courage, justice, integrity and honour. Ironically these qualities are brought to the fore by the realities of war.
Written at the end of the life of Elizabeth I, Henry V told the British people that with strong leadership, they had little to fear at a time of uncertainty.Über den Autor:
William Shakespeare was an English poet and playwright of the 16th and 17 centuries, now widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the word's pre-eminent dramatist.
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Buchbeschreibung Penguin Classics, 1980. Taschenbuch. 240 Seiten Auflage 1968, Cover weicht ab 1731,14 Sprache: Englisch Gewicht in Gramm: 141. Artikel-Nr. 36251