Structuring and Revision in 1 Henry VI

Vincent, Paul J.
September 2005
Philological Quarterly;Fall2005, Vol. 84 Issue 4, p377
Academic Journal
The article offers a structural analysis of the play "1 Henry VI" by William Shakespeare. The author focuses on the structuring and evident revision of the play by the dramatist behind it, and not with any other agents, like bookkeepers, compositors and proofreaders, who have revised the text after the manuscript left the hand of its author. Analysis reveals that theories of substantial revision, years after the original performance of the play, must be taken into serious consideration when exploring the origins of "1 Henry VI."


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