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The Drama of Ideas in Henry V

Year

2013

Language

ENGLISH

Duration

30m

Rating

TVPG

Publication Information

The Great Courses

Summary

In plumbing the riches of one of Shakespeare's greatest history plays, assess Henry's ambiguous relation to God as he manipulates faith and religion to his political ends. Grasp also how Henry employs the dynamics of theater, brilliantly 'staging' each of his critical actions, and how he defeats the expectations of his French foes.

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