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Author Ruiter, David Arthur, 1967-

Title Shakespeare's festive history : feasting, festivity, fasting, and Lent in the second Henriad / David Ruiter.

Published Burlington, VT : Ashgate, 2003.


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Physical description 204 pages ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1 Shakespeare's Festive History: An Introduction 1 -- 2 'Awhile To Work, And After Holiday': Richard II and the Roots of a Festive History 41 -- 3 'What, Is It Time To Jest And Dally Now?': Hal's Creation of the Feast of Falstaff in 1 Henry IV 69 -- 4 'The Unquiet Time' of 2 Henry IV: Festivity and Order in Flux 103 -- 5 'The Turning O' The Tide': The Lent of Agincourt and the Return of the Feast in Henry V 143.
Subject Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Histories.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Knowledge -- Manners and customs.
Richard II, King of England, 1367-1400 -- In literature.
Henry IV, King of England, 1367-1413 -- In literature.
Henry V, King of England, 1387-1422 -- In literature.
Historical drama, English -- History and criticism.
Fasts and feasts in literature.
Kings and rulers in literature.
Festivals in literature.
ISBN 0754606260 (alk. paper)