Richard II


Englisch-deutsche Studienausgabe

King Richard II / König Richard II.

Deutsche Prosafassung, Anmerkungen, Einleitung und Kommentar von Wilfried Braun.
Stauffenburg Verlag
Commentary to this edition in English



on-line editions

Quarto (1600), Folio (1623) [http://web.uvic.ca/shakespeare/Annex/DraftTxt/R2/index.html]

Folio (1623), University of Virginia [http://etext.virginia.edu/shakespeare/folio/]


Richard II. Deutsche Übersetzung, Chr. M. Wieland [http://projekt.gutenberg.de/shakespr/richard2/richard2.htm]

Riccardo II, Shakespeare in Italian, transl. Goffredo Raponi: [http://www.liberliber.it/biblioteca/s/shakespeare/index.htm]

Riccardo II / Richard II Italian version (PDF) [http://infoservice.dnsq.org/sh-drammi.html]

Koning Richard II
Dutch translation. by Jan Jonk. [http://www.janjonk.nl/] (March 2002)

Richard II,
French translation, Ariane Mnouchkine, not available on-line.



The Furness Shakespeare Library: Online facsimile editions of Holinshed's Chronicles (1577); Foxe's Actes and Monuments (1610); A Mirovr for Magistrates (1610); [http://dewey.lib.upenn.edu/sceti/furness/] (last visit: Oct. 2001)

Holinshed's Chronicles of England, Scotland and Ireland [http://www.english.ox.ac.uk/holinshed/] (Dec. 2009)

Holinshed's Chronicles facsimile excerpts. [http://dewey.lib.upenn.edu/sceti/furness/] (last visit: Oct. 2001)

Chronicles [http://www.cc.utah.edu/~mp2434/522arc.html]

A Mirovr for Magistrates (1610) [http://dewey.lib.upenn.edu/sceti/furness/] (last visit: Oct. 2001)

Daniel, Samuel
The Civil Wars between the two houses of Lancaster and York, Book IV (excerpts) [http://www.library.utoronto.ca/utel/rp/poems/daniel1b.html]
The First Fowre Bookes of the Civile Wars Between the Two Houses of Lancaster and Yorke (1595) [http://dewey.lib.upenn.edu/sceti/furness/]
Daniel, Samuel.
Works (excerpts), Luminarium [http://www.luminarium.org/renlit/sambib.htm]

Froissart, Jean.
The Chronicles of Froissart, trans. Lord Berners, 1523-5 [http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/basis/froissart-full.html] also here (ed. Macauly) Froissart, Jean; The Chronicles of Froissart 1523-1525. translated by John Bourchier, Lord Berners [http://etext.lib.virginia.edu/toc/modeng/public/FroChro.html]

not available:
Chronicque de la Traison et mort de Richart Deux Roy Denleterre, trans. Benjamin Williams
Anon. Thomas of Woodstock

historical context

Literature of Richard II's Reign and the peasants' revolt. James M. Dean. [http://www.ub.rug.nl/camelot/teams/richint.htm] (last visit: 05/05/00)

Shakespeare and history [http://web.uvic.ca/shakespeare/Library/SLT/history/historysubj.html] (24/04/01)
The histories: historical background
[http://web.uvic.ca/shakespeare/Library/SLT/history/thehistoriessubj.html] (24/04/01)
Order of Kings and Plays [http://web.uvic.ca/shakespeare/Library/SLT/history/chronologies.html] (24/04/01)


productions, performances

The Cleveland Press Shakespeare Photographs by Lesley Ellen Jorbin. Free searchable database for pictures of performances: photographs from the plays of Shakespeare on stage, screen, TV, opera and ballet. [http://www.ulib.csuohio.edu/shakespeare/] Histories [http://www.ulib.csuohio.edu/shakespeare/enghistory.shtml] (Jan. 2002)

Lanoye, Tom; Luk Perceval: TEN OORLOG (
SCHLACHTEN!) , see also: ShinE events (July 2000)

McCallum, Pamela, U. of Calgary. Cultural Memory and the
RSC Productions "This England: The Histories," Winter/Spring 2001: Some Comments on Roberta Barker's "Well-Graced Actors and Their Doubles." MLS, 2002 [http://www.shu.ac.uk/emls/07-3/07-3toc.htm] (Febr. 2002)

film versions

Internet Movie Database [http://www.imdb.com/Name?Shakespeare,+William]
Shakespeare on Television: a bibliography of criticism [http://www.shu.ac.uk/emls/06-1/diazbibl.htm]
Richard II. Germany, 2001/I) (TV) (play) dir. Claus Peymann. Michael Maertens (RIch. II) [http://us.imdb.com/Title?0287657]
Richard II (USA, 2001/II) (play) dir. John Farrell. [http://us.imdb.com/Title?0287657]
Rikki the Pig (USA; 2001) Shakespeare's Richard the Third in 21st Century Los Angeles. dir. ) dir. Bedvord, James Gavin. (with John Seda) [http://us.imdb.com/Title?0246890]
Richard II. (1997) dir. Deborah Warner. [http://us.imdb.com/Title?0120016]
Richard II (USA, 1982) William Woodman [http://us.imdb.com/Title?0084596]
King Richard the Second (1978) (BBC, TV) David Giles [http://us.imdb.com/Title?0077806]
The Tragedy of King Richard II (UK, 1970), Richard Cottrell [http://us.imdb.com/Title?0066480]
König Richard II. (Germany, 1968) Franz Josef Wild [http://us.imdb.com/Title?0063207]
An Age of Kings (1960) (BBC, TV) dir. Michael Hayes. A linking together of Shakespeare's history plays chronicling the rise and fall of monarchs over the 86 years between Richard II and Richard III. 15 episodes, 60 min. [http://us.imdb.com/Title?0239157]
Richard II (USA, 1954) Maurice Evans [http://us.imdb.com/Title?0047409]
Richard II (UK, 1950) Royston Morley [http://us.imdb.com/Title?0042889]


adaptations in literature

Lanoye, Tom; Luk Perceval: TEN OORLOG (
SCHLACHTEN!) , see also: ShinE events (July 2000)

adaptations in music

Henry Purcell:
The History of King Richard II [http://www.medieval.org/emfaq/cds/hmv4247.htm]

paintings, illustrations

Shakespeare illustrated [http://www.emory.edu/ENGLISH/classes/Shakespeare_Illustrated/RichardIIPaintings.html]
Boydell, London 1803 copperplates.
Parliament scene [http://www.graphic-photo.de/0102.html]; Entrance of Richard and Bolingbroke into London [http://www.graphic-photo.de/0103.html]

"Queen Isabella and her ladies", Boughton, GN (picture from Knight's Imperial Edition) at: [http://home.wanadoo.nl/m.vanherpt/index.html] (Febr. 2002)



Best, Michael. Richard II: commentary. (last visit: 05/05/00)

Cleary, Ian.
A Comparison of the Portrayal of the Character of the King in Edward II and Richard II [http://www.ualberta.ca/~icleary/essay.html]

Fleming, Brian.
Richard II: The Rape of a Nation (student's essay) http://www.dartmouth.edu/~engl24/essays/fleming.html]

Galloway, Patrick.
Richard II: The Garden Scene (Act III, Scene IV) [http://www.cyberpat.com/shakes/garden.html]

Graybill, Mark S.
" 'Give Me the Glass, and Therein Will I Read': Narcissism and Metadrama in Richard II." SRASP (1996) [http://www.marshall.edu/engsr/SR1996.html]

Johnston , Ian.
The Issue of Language: Introduction to Richard II and Hamlet [http://www.mala.bc.ca/~johnstoi/eng366/lectures/richard2.htm] (May 2002)

Locket, Joseph.
"Derek Jacobi's Richard II: Ambiguities Answered": [http://www.io.com/~jlockett/Grist/English/richard-ii.html]

Lowes, David.
Honour, Duels, and Might Makes Right (Richard II)

Moulton: From The Library of Literary Criticism of English and American Authors, ed. Charles Wells Moulton, 8 vols. (London: Moulton Publishing, 1901), 1: 476-77. [http://geocities.com/litpageplus/shakmpoul-r2.html]

Pilkington, Ace G.
Richard II: Shakespeare's "Perfect" History (1993) [http://dsc.dixie.edu/shakespeare/rich2ess.htm] (May 2002)

Underhill, Ruth.
Stage and State: The Censorship of Richard II

Walters, Scott:
Richard II, the Underlying Issues (the King's two bodies etc.) [http://www.arts.ilstu.edu/shakespeare/research/ISFr2.html] (23/05/00)

in the classroom

see also on this site: Education - Shakespeare in the classroom

a) lesson plans for the lazy teacher

Cummings, Michael. The Complete Shakespeare - Study Guide to Shakespeare. [http://www.cummingsstudyguides.net/xShakeSph.html#top] (Jan. 2002) Richard II [http://www.cummingsstudyguides.net/xShakeSph.html#topRichard2.html#richard2]

Marx, Steven.
Triangulating Shakespeare: teaching and lecture notes, course outlines, articles, links, suggestions, film reviews [http://cla.calpoly.edu/~smarx/Shakespeare/triang/Histories/histories.html]

Massi, JM.
study questions. [http://www.jetlink.net/~massij/wssq/r2.html] (25/04/01)

b) sites for the eager student

Cummings, Michael.
The Complete Shakespeare - Study Guide to Shakespeare. [http://www.cummingsstudyguides.net/xShakeSph.html#top] (Jan. 2002) Richard II [http://www.cummingsstudyguides.net/xShakeSph.html#topRichard2.html#richard2]

Shakespeare- For Teachers and Students: Internet School Library Media Centre [http://falcon.jmu.edu/~ramseyil/shakes.htm] (Jan . 2002)

deutsche Webseiten

Groechel, André.
Richard II. Inhaltsangabe, Quellen, Motive, Links: Informationen zu Quellen, Einführung ins Stück, Hintergründe, Links zu deutschen und englischen elektronischen Texten usw. [http://www.deslit.de/shakespeare/richard2.htm] Falls der Link nicht klappt:



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