Chapter 6. Performance

  1. Emma Smith
  1. Margaret Shewring and
  2. Alan C. Dessen

Published Online: 21 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470775769.ch6

Shakespeare's Histories

Shakespeare's Histories

How to Cite

Shewring, M. and Dessen, A. C. (2004) Performance, in Shakespeare's Histories (ed E. Smith), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470775769.ch6

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631220077

Online ISBN: 9780470775769



  • modern performance criticism;
  • Shakespeare and the actors;
  • plays' theatrical history;
  • William Shakespeare's plays;
  • performance


This chapter contains section titled:

  • In the Context of English History

  • Stagecraft and Imagery in Shakespeare's Henry VI