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Further Reading

Baker, Herschel. Introduction to Henry VIII, by William Shakespeare. In The Riverside Shakespeare, edited by G. Blakemore Evans, 976-79. Chicago: Houghton Mifflin, 1974.

This introduction concentrates on the textual problems which have led critics to suspect dual authorship in this play.

Bevington, David. Introduction to Henry VIII, by William Shakespeare. In The Complete Works of William Shakespeare, edited by David Bevington, 913-16. Glenview, IL: Scott, Foresman and Company, 1980.

Bevington touches on several areas of interest concerning the play, including the question of authorship, the play's relationship to the earlier histories, theme, and character.

Foakes, R. A. Introduction to Henry VIII, by William Shakespeare, xv-lxv. The Arden Shakespeare. London: Methuen, 1957.Foakes provides a detailed discussion of authorship, date, and sources before going into great detail about the structure of the play. His character sketches focus mostly on the main characters.

Knight, G. Wilson. "Henry VIII and the Poetry of Conversion...

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