All's Well That Ends Well: King Henry VIII: with Introductions, Notes, Glossary, Critical Comments, and Method of Study

All's Well That Ends Well: King Henry VIII: with Introductions, Notes, Glossary, Critical Comments, and Method of Study

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All's Well That Ends Well: King Henry VIII: with Introductions, Notes, Glossary, Critical Comments, and Method of Study

All's Well That Ends Well: King Henry VIII: with Introductions, Notes, Glossary, Critical Comments, and Method of Study

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The First Edition . 'The Famous History of the Life of King Henry the Eighth' was printed for the first time in the First Folio. There was no Quarto edition of the play.The text of the play is singularly free from corruptions; the Acts and Scenes are indicated throughout; * the stage directions are full and explicit.† Rowe first supplied, imperfectly, the Dramatis Personæ.Date of Composition . Henry the Eighth was undoubtedly acted as 'a new play' on June 29th, 1613, and resulted in the destruction by fire of the Globe Theatre on that day. The evidence on this point seems absolutely conclusive: -- . . .

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