Additional Resources for King Henry VI, Part 2 by William Shakespeare

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Baker, Herschel. Introduction to Henry VI, Parts 1, 2, and 3,by William Shakespeare. In the Riverside Shakespeare, edited by G. Blakemore Evans, 587-95. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1974.

Baker points out the degree to which events in the first part of the trilogy play themselves out in the next two. He finds Henry VI, Part Two "much more soundly built" than Henry VI, Part One.

Bevington, David. Introduction to The Second Part of King Henry the Sixth, by William Shakespeare. In The Complete Works of Shakespeare, edited by David Bevington, 538-40. Updated 4th ed. New York: Longman, 1997.

Bevington focuses on the play's "integrity of theme and dramatic form."

Cairncross, Andrew S. Introduction to The Second Part of King Henry VI, by William Shakespeare, edited by Andrew S. Cairncross, xi-liv. The Arden Edition of the Works of William Shakespeare. London: Methuen & Co., 1969.

Cairncross discusses the ways in which Shakespeare brings organization...

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