Chapter 2. Genre

  1. Emma Smith
  1. Marjorie Garber and
  2. Paola Pugliatti

Published Online: 21 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470775769.ch2

Shakespeare's Histories

Shakespeare's Histories

How to Cite

Garber, M. and Pugliatti, P. (2004) Genre, in Shakespeare's Histories (ed E. Smith), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470775769.ch2

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631220077

Online ISBN: 9780470775769



  • William Shakespeare's comedies;
  • history plays;
  • tragedies;
  • criticism;
  • english history plays


This chapter contains section titled:

  • Richard III and the Shape of History

  • The Instability of History in the Henry IV Sequence