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1 Prof. Vito Cavone Programma di LETTERATURA INGLESE (II anno) I livello William Shakespeare’s Second Tetralogy:I drammi storici, tomo I (Richard II; Henry IV, Part 1; Henry IV, Part 2; Henry V) a cura di G. Melchiori, Meridiani Mondadori, Milano.Alternative editions: Arden Shakespeare or Norton Shakespeare.Other editions with Italian translation: Garzanti; Rizzoli BUR.Reference Texts on The Age of Shakespeare:Greenblatt S., Will in the World: How Shakespeare Became Shakespeare, Pimlico, London (trad. it: Vita, arte e passioni di William Shakespeare, capocomico: come Shakespeare divenne Shakespeare, Torino: Einaudi, 2005).Greenblatt S., Shakespearean Negotiations: The Circulation of Social Energy in Renaissance England, University of California Press, Los Angeles 1988.Braunmuller A.R.-Hattaway M. (eds), The Cambridge Companion to English Renaissance Drama, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 1999.Anzi A., Storia del teatro inglese dalle origini al 1600, Einaud, Torino 2001.Ford B., (ed.), The Age of Shakespeare, The Pelican Guide to English Literature, Vol. 2.Ricks C., English Drama to 1710, The Penguin History of Literature.
2 Literary HistorySanders A., The Short Oxford History of English Literature, Oxford University Press (trad. it. Storia della letteratura Inglese, Mondadori, Milano 2000).Bertinetti P., English Literature. A Short History, Einaudi, Torino 2010 (Breve storia della letteratura inglese, Einaudi, Torino 2004).Crisafulli L.M.-Elam K., Manuale di letteratura e cultura inglese, Bononia University Press, Bologna 2009.Marenco F., Introduzione allo studio della letteratura inglese, Mulino, Bologna 1994.
3 The Chronology of Shakespeare’s Plays Henry VI Part II ( )Henry VI Part III ( )Henry VI Part I ( )Richard III ( )The Comedy of Errors ( )Titus Andronicus ( )The Taming of the Shrew ( )The Two Gentlemen of Verona ( )Love’s Labour’s Lost ( )Romeo and Juliet ( )Richard II ( )A Midsummer Night’s Dream ( )King John ( )The Merchant of Venice ( )Henry IV Part I ( )Henry IV Part II ( )Much Ado about Nothing ( )Henry V ( )Julius Caesar ( )
4 The Chronology of Shakespeare’s Plays As You Like It ( )Twelfth Night ( )Hamlet ( )The Merry Wives of Windsor ( )Troilus and Cressida ( )All’s Well That Ends Well ( )Measure for Measure ( )Othello ( )King Lear ( )Macbeth ( )Antony and Cleopatra ( )Coriolanus ( )Timon of Athens ( )Pericles ( )Cymbeline ( )The Winter’s Tale ( )The Tempest ( )Henry VIII ( )The Two Noble Kinsmen ( )
5 Shakespeare’s histories Henry VI Part II ( )Henry VI Part III ( )Henry VI Part I ( )Sir Thomas More (1592?)5Edward III ( )Richard III ( )Richard II ( )King John ( )Henry IV Part I ( )Henry IV Part II ( )Henry V ( )Henry VIII ( )
6 Shakespeare’s histories in historical order King John first performed. It was first printed in 1623 (First Folio)Edward III – first performed 1592/1593 (?). First printed in 1596.Richard II February 7 First Recorded production. It was first printed in 1597King Henry IV Part first performed. It was first printed in 1598King Henry IV Part first performance. It was first printed in 1600King Henry V first performed. It was first printed in 1600King Henry VI Part March 3 produced. It was first printed in 1594King Henry VI Part first performed. It was first printed in 1594King Henry VI Part first performed. It was first printed in 1623 (First Folio)Richard III first recorded performance. It was first printed in 1597Sir Thomas More – possibly writtenKing Henry VIII first performance. It was first printed in 1623 (First Folio)
9 English dynasties King John (Lackland) – 1199-1216 The Platagenets Edward III –Richard II –Henry IV – House of LancasterHenry V –Henry VI –Edward IV –Henry VI –Edward IV –Edward V – 1483Richard III – House of YorkHenry VII – The TudorsHenry VIII –Edward VI –Mary I –Elizabeth I –