Forgot your password?  

Critical Essay | Critical Essay by Ruth Morse

This literature criticism consists of approximately 32 pages of analysis & critique of Critical Essay by Ruth Morse.
This section contains 9,418 words
(approx. 32 pages at 300 words per page)
Purchase our Critical Essay by Ruth Morse - Critical Essay by Ruth Morse

Critical Essay by Ruth Morse

SOURCE: “Telling the Truth with Authority: From Richard II to Richard II,” in Common Knowledge, Vol. 4, No. 1, 1995, pp. 111-28.

In the following essay, Morse studies the way Shakespeare presents historical truth in Richard II, maintaining that for Shakespeare, and for the medieval historians from whose work he drew, “truth” encompassed a range of possible representations.

In the course of Notker the Stammerer's famous Life of Charlemagne, he also wrote about matters associated with his own monastic life in St. Gall as part of the outlying Christian world: in one story, he interprets the spread of Roman-style chant into the Frankish territories. An explanation was already available—that two Frankish monks had been sent to Rome to learn how Roman monks sang, and that, upon their return to St. Gall, they oversaw monastic...

(read more)

This section contains 9,418 words
(approx. 32 pages at 300 words per page)
Purchase our Critical Essay by Ruth Morse - Critical Essay by Ruth Morse
Follow Us on Facebook