Richard IIWilliam Shakespeare
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King Richard II rules England in a wasteful and short-sighted way, spending money unwisely and selecting his counselors foolishly. His manner ostracises him from his people and his country and it's not long before both commoners and noblemen feel Richard has gone too far. When Richard seizes land that rightfully belongs to his cousin Henry Bolingbroke, Bolingbroke retaliates by invading England while Richard is at war in Ireland. More popular with the commoners, Henry is eventually crowned King Henry IV. One of Shakespeare's 'history plays', Richard II explores the notion of the shadow that is cast over a king's reign if the throne is gained in underhand ways.
William Shakespeare - Autor
Poet si dramaturg renascentist englez, William Shakespeare s-a nascut la 23 aprilie 1564 la Stratford-upon-Avon. A studiat la Grammar School in orasul natal si s-a casatorit in 1582 cu Anne Hathaway, de la care a avut trei copii, Susanna, Judith si Hamnet. A fost actor...AFLĂ MAI MULTE Vezi toate cărţile