Henry VI, Part 2

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For an overview of the Henry VI trilogy, see Henry VI, Part 1.

King Henry VI, Royal Shakespeare Company, 1977
Henry VI, Part 2, Great Lakes Festival, 1964
Queen Margaret of Anjou (1430-1482), Wife of Henry VI
Henry VI, Part 2, Great Lakes Shakespeare Festival, 1964
Henry VI and Queen Margaret in Henry VI (BSP, 1979)
Queen Margaret in Plantagenet Women (BSP, 1979)
Essay Title Author
Female Spectators and "Henry VI" Hugh Richmond

See also: bibliography for Richard III and The Wars of the Roses

Ashcroft, Peggy. "Margaret of Anjou." Shakespeare Jahrbuch (West) 109 (1973): 7-9.

Cook, Hardy M. " Jane Howell's BBC First Tetralogy: Theatrical and Televisual." Literature/Film Quarterly 20, no. 4 (1992): 326-31.

Daniel, David. "Opening Up the text: Shakespeare's Henry VI Plays in Performance." In Drama and Society, edited by James Redmond, 247-77. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1979.

Dessen, Alan C. "Stagecraft and Imagery in Shakespeare's Henry VI." Yearbook of English Studies 23 (1993): 65-79.

Fuller, David. "The Bogdanov Version: The English Shakespeare Company Wars of the Roses." Literature/Film Quarterly 33, no. 2 (2005): 118-41.

Hampton-Reeves, Stuart. "Alarums and Defeats: Henry VI on Tour." Early Modern Literary Studies 5, no. 2 (1999): 1.1-18. [Based on a production of Henry VI by the English Shakespeare Company]

Hampton-Reeves, Stuart, and Carol Chillington Rutter. The Henry VI Plays. Shakespeare in Performance. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2009.

Hinchcliffe, Judith. "King Henry VI": an Annotated Bibliography. New York: Garland, 1984.

Hunter, G. K. "The Royal Shakespeare Company Plays Henry VI ." Renaissance Drama 9 (1978): 91-108.

Knowles, Ric. "The First Tetralogy in Performance." In A Companion to Shakespeare's Works, Volume II: The Histories, edited by Richard Dutton and Jean E. Howard. Malden: Blackwell Publishing, 2003.

Knowles, Ronald, ed. King Henry VI , Part 2. Walton-on-Thames, England: Nelson, 1999.

Manley, Lawrence. "From Strange's Men to Pembroke's Men: 2 Henry VI and The First part of the Contention." Shakespeare Quarterly 54 (2003): 253-87.

Napoleon, Davi. "Three-Ring History Cycle." Review of Henry VI, Royal Shakespeare Company, Power Center, Ann Arbor, MI. LiveDesign, August 1, 2001.

Richmond, H. M. "Henry VI." In Shakespeare's Political Plays, 9-74. New York: Random House, 1967; [reprinted by Peter Smith, 1977].

Rutter, Carol C. and Stuart Hampton-Reeves. The Henry VI Plays. Shakespeare in Performance. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2007.

Saunders, Claire. "'Dead in His Bed': Shakespeare's Staging of the Death of the Duke of Gloucester in 2 Henry VI." Review of English Studies 36 (1985): 19-34.

Sommer, Elyse. "Rose Rage." Review of Henry VI, directed by Edward Hall, Chicago Shakespeare Theatre, Duke Theatre, NY. CurtainUp.

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