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Holinshead"s chronicle as used in Shakespeare"s plays

Allardyce Nicoll

Holinshead"s chronicle as used in Shakespeare"s plays

by Allardyce Nicoll

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Published by Dent in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementRaphael Holinshead ; edited by Allardyce and Josephine Nicoll.
ContributionsHolinshead, Raphael., Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 233p.
Number of Pages233
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19361374M

Constituting one of the most complete, early accounts of medieval England, The Holinshed Chronicles is a monument of English language publishing that remains influential to this day. Shakespeare, along with Marlow and other playwrights of the day, used the Chronicles as a source for history plays.   This guide provides information about Raphael Holinshed and his historical text, The Chronicles of England, Scotland, and Ireland (). Often called Holinshed's Chronicles, William Shakepeare used the second edition () as his source for his history plays (i.e., Richard III) and two of his tragedies, Macbeth and King Lear.. The Library has the second edition in Special Collections .

Written by Matthew Crook, student on HI Dynasty, Death and Diplomacy – England, Scotland & France – Holinshed’s Chronicles is arguably one of the most important history books to have emerged from the Elizabethan era. Made up of two volumes, Holinshed’s twin books offer a fascinating insight into both early modern history and sixteenth-century printing; they also provide. This is the reprint of the Everyman's Library edition of Holinshed's Chronicle, as used in Shakespeare's plays, edited with an introduction by Prof. Allardyce Nicoll and Josephine Nicoll. From the dust-jacket blurb:Regarding the Chronicles as a Shakespearean.

This month’s image comes from Raphael Holinshed’s Chronicles of England, Scotlande and Irelande, a copy of which is held in the library at Canterbury Cathedral. Published in , it is believed that Holinshed’s Chronicles were one source of inspiration for one of William Shakespeare’s most well-known plays, Macbeth, written in /6. Shakespeare used Holinshed's Chronicles of England, Scotlande, and Irelande as the starting point for his history plays. He leaned particularly heavily on Holinshed in writing Macbeth.


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HOLINSHED'S CHRONICLE: AS USED IN SHAKESPEARE'S PLAYS Hardcover – January 1, out of 5 stars 1 rating See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions5/5(1). Holinshed's Chronicle as used in Shakespeare's Plays [Rhys, Ernst] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Holinshed's Chronicle as used in Shakespeare's Plays. Holinshed's Chronicle: As used in Shakespeare's Plays Nicoll, Allardyce, and Josephine (eds.); Raphael Holinshed Published by J M Dent, undated, c, Everyman's Library Edition, ().

Raphael Holinshed ( - ) was an English chronicler, whose work, commonly known as Holinshed's Chronicles, was one of the major sources used by William Shakespeare for a number of his plays. He is thought to have come from Cheshire, but lived in London, where he worked as a translator for the printer Reginald Wolfe/5(5).

Holinshed's Chronicle as used in Shakespeare's plays. London: Dent ; New York: Dutton, (OCoLC) Named Person: William Shakespeare; Holinshed; Raphael Holinshed; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Raphael Holinshed; Allardyce Nicoll; Josephine Nicoll; W G Boswell-Stone.

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Holinshed's Chronicle as used in Shakespeare's plays / [edited by Allardyce and Josephine Nicoll] London: Dent, [] HOLINSHED'S CHRONICLE As Used in Shakespeare's Plays Hardcover – 1 Jan. by Holinshed (Author)5/5(1). Holinshed's Chronicle As Used In Shakespeare's Plays Hardcover – by Josephine (eds) Nicholl, Prof.

Allardyce and Nicholl (Author)Author: Josephine (eds) Nicholl, Prof. Allardyce and Nicholl. Holinshed's chronicle: as used in Shakespeare's plays.

Edited by Josephine Nicoll - Allardyce Nicoll. London: J. Dent, J.M. Dent & Sons, xii, s. Další formáty: BibTeX LaTeX RIS Základní údaje; Originální název: Holinshed's chronicle: as used in Shakespeare's plays Cited by: TITLE:Holinshed's Chronicle As Used In Shakespeare's Plays.

PUBLISHER:J.M. Dent & Sons. Dust jacket is absent unless otherwise stated. VERY GOOD - Very Good condition with no significant faults. Clearly used but very few minor defects.

Shakespeare's chief source for Macbeth was Holinshed's Chronicles (Macbeth), who based his account of Scotland's history, and Macbeth's in particular, on the. Raphael Holinshed, English chronicler, remembered chiefly because his Chronicles enjoyed great popularity and became a quarry for many Elizabethan dramatists, especially Shakespeare, who found, in the second edition, material for Macbeth, King Lear, Cymbeline, and many of his historical plays.

Holinshed's chronicle by Holinshed, No Binding. Condition: Near Fine. 2nd Edition. (Leaf) This is an original leaf from The First and second Volumes of Holinsheds Chronicles.

First collected and published by Raphael Holinshed. Holinshed's Chronicle as Used in Shakespeare's Plays. holinshed, raphael. Published by Dent; Dutton () Used. Buy Shakespeare's Holinshed; the chronicle and the historical plays compared by Raphael Holinshed online at Alibris.

We have new and used copies available, in 2 editions - starting at. Shop : Raphael Holinshed. Shakespeare. Shakespeare used the revised second edition of the Chronicles (published in ) as the source for most of his historical plays, such as Richard III, the plot of Macbeth, and for portions of King Lear and Cymbeline.

According to Taufer, "We care about the Holinshed Chronicles because Shakespeare read them". It is because of. The study of sources and influences suffers a bad reputation in Shakespearean scholarship, for the most part, deservedly so. Earlier generations of scholars too much entangled themselves in the literary genetics of Shakespeare’s plays or enraptured themselves in contemplating the creative impulses of the great bard’s mind.

Shakespeare used information in The Civil Wars for four plays centering on English internal conflicts leading to the Wars of the Roses.

These four plays were Richard II. Raphael Holinshed's Chronicles (Henry V) was Shakespeare's primary source for the historical events described in Henry V. Shakespeare also would have likely read one or more of the several Latin biographies of Henry V, such as the Henrici Quinti Angliae Regis Gesta, written while Henry was still the reigning monarch.

Holinshed’s Chronicles of England, Scotland, and Ireland, also known simply as Holinshed’s Chronicles, was a comprehensive history of Britain that was originally published in The revised edition was used as a source by Shakespeare for many of his history plays, like Macbeth, King Lear, and : Robin Kear.

The work is known as Holinshed’s Chronicles, but it was written by a number of contributors. The Project’s website describes the Chronicles as “once the crowning achievement of Tudor historiography and the most important single source for contemporary playwrights and poets, above all Shakespeare, Spenser, Daniel, and Drayton".

Among the authors and revisers were moderate .“Shakespeare used Holinshed as a source for more than a third of his plays, including Macbeth, King Lear, and the English history plays such as Richard : The Manhattan Rare Book Company.Macbeth: Shakespeare vs.

Holinshed's Chronicles By Sahil, Nathan F, & Nathan P The Three Witches Unique in both written works. In Holinshed’s Chronicles: The witches are beautiful and have a strong connection with nature; they are almost fairy like Sisters are magical and small.