Richard II (Drama)

Title
  • Richard II (Drama)
  • [Thomas of Woodstock] [Electronic resource]
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Plays -- England -- 16th century

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Creation Date

1980-01-01

Source Description

(Edited English version of University of Oxford Text Archive text 0007 which in turn was transcribed using the following two printed sources:)

Woodstock : a moral history / edited with a preface by A. P. Rossiter ... Rossiter, A. P. (Arthur Percival), d. 1957 3 p., 255, [1] p. : p. ; 23 cm. Chatto and Windus London: 1946

Note: Edited, and presented in a modernized text, from the Egerton ms. 1994 in the British Library

Note: An anonymous play of doubtful date, probably about 1590 or later, generally regarded as preceding Shakespeare's play on the same subject; known variously by the titles Richard II, Thomas of Woodstock, and Woodstock

The first part of the reign of King Richard the Second, or, Thomas of Woodstock ... / prepared by Wilhelmina P. Frijlinck and checked by the general editor Frijlinck, Wilhelmina P. (Wilhelmina Paulina) xxxvi, 101 p. : facsims. ; 22 cm. Printed for the Malone Society by J. Johnson at the Oxford University Press London: 1929 : Malone Society reprints ; 1929

Note: A type facsimile of folios 161-185 in Ms. Egerton 1994 in the British Library, apparently a stage copy

Notes

Mode of access: Online. OTA website

Title proper taken from beginning of original edition of this electronic text at the University of Oxford Text Archive

This particular text contains the direct speech of the play only (in modernized English spelling) without any stage directions