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Additional Resources for King Richard II by William Shakespeare

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Literary Commentary

Baker, Herschel. "Richard II." In The Riverside Shakespeare, edited by G. Blakemore Evans, pp. 800-04. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1974.

Discusses the sources Shakespeare used to write Richard II and offers a brief introduction to the play's plot, main themes, and characters.

Black, James. "The Interlude of the Beggar and the King in Richard II" In Pageantry in the Shakespearean Theater, edited by DavId M. Bergeron, pp. 104-13. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1985.

Maintains that the cornic interlude in which Aumerle's plot against Bolingbroke is discovered does not undercut the play's seriousness but rather emphasizes that seriousness through contrast.

Clare, Janet. "The Censorship of the Deposition Scene in Richard II." Review of English Studies XLI, No. 161 (February 1990): 89-94.

Examines the evidence supporting the theory that the deposition scene was censored out of contemporary productIons of Richard II for its political subversiveness.

Cohen, Derek. "The Containment...

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