[Pdf New] (Richard II) by Laura Ashe


Richard II

READ & DOWNLOAD Richard II î PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Ccount of his reign emphasizes the strange gap between Richard's personal incapacity and the amazing cultural legacy of his reign from the Wilton Diptych to Sir Gawain and the Green Knight Piers Plowman and The Canterbury Tales. So far I ve read 4 other biographies in the Penguin Monarch series This one was written rather differently to those It s presented not as a historical chronology of Richard IIs reign but rather as a series of themes Parliament Battlefield City and ShrineThe other Penguin Monarch series biographies successfully gave me an overview of the monarch in uestion s life along with interesting details and vignettes into their reign This didn t and so it left me dissapointed as it got bogged down with too many diversions intointeresting but nevertheless tenuously related other topics mainly literary appreciationThe penguin monarch series are by design short overviews limiting themselves to anything between 75 to 150 pages so they have to be concise if you are going to cover a biography in that restricted space when you arrange it thematically you make it even restricting end result an unsatisfying readNormally with a straight chronological presentation of a monarch s reign you get a sense of the person how they change how they mature how they react to events as they unfold but when you present a life thematically you get a very narrow view on that one theme you are reading at that moment You rob the the reader of some of the context to be able to understand the events unfolding because you are stuck restricted within that theme In addition your contextual understanding is naturally reduced because you won t have read later chapters yet in which they may have illuminated you on something or some event that has gone before and crucial to what you are reading right at that momentIn of themselves the different themes are interesting but I felt they failed to illuminate me with any wider understanding of Richard or his reignFor example uotes from Shakespeare who was writing his plays nearly 200 years after the reign of Richard is hardly germaine to understanding Richards reign but to understanding how Shakespeare and his generation interpreted it or maybe demonstrating the literary credentials of the authorI found myself getting and irked as I read through this book as it failed to get to the point of discussing Richard and instead circumvented and circled around interesting but none the less esoteric discussions for example several pages in one of the chapters veer off on a discussion of a British library manuscript on a 7th century Anglo Saxon bishop Erkenwald The justification as to why this was relevant was tenuous to say the leastSo on the whole I wasn t really very impressed with the way it was written the way it was presented If you want a straightforward concise summary or analysis of the life of Richard II then this book is probably not for you Mes recettes magiques pour un amour fou uestion s life along with interesting details and vignettes into their reign This didn t and so it left me dissapointed as it got bogged down with too many diversions intointeresting but nevertheless tenuously related other topics mainly literary appreciationThe penguin monarch series are by design short overviews limiting themselves to anything between 75 to 150 pages so they have to be concise if you are going to cover a biography in that restricted space when you arrange it thematically you make it even restricting end result an L'enfant qui devint fou d'amour/Pauvre laid unsatisfying readNormally with a straight chronological presentation of a monarch s reign you get a sense of the person how they change how they mature how they react to events as they Cassandre ou l'amour fou. unfold but when you present a life thematically you get a very narrow view on that one theme you are reading at that moment You rob the the reader of some of the context to be able to L'amour est fou understand the events Quarto, numéro 78 : Amours fous unfolding because you are stuck restricted within that theme In addition your contextual Amours fous understanding is naturally reduced because you won t have read later chapters yet in which they may have illuminated you on something or some event that has gone before and crucial to what you are reading right at that momentIn of themselves the different themes are interesting but I felt they failed to illuminate me with any wider Un amour fou à Montparnasse understanding of Richard or his reignFor example L'Amour fou : 17 Passions extraordinaires uotes from Shakespeare who was writing his plays nearly 200 years after the reign of Richard is hardly germaine to J'ai choisi la folie : Car Dieu est amour fou understanding Richards reign but to L'or des fous : Vies, amours et mésaventures au pays des Four Corners understanding how Shakespeare and his generation interpreted it or maybe demonstrating the literary credentials of the authorI found myself getting and irked as I read through this book as it failed to get to the point of discussing Richard and instead circumvented and circled around interesting but none the less esoteric discussions for example several pages in one of the chapters veer off on a discussion of a British library manuscript on a 7th century Anglo Saxon bishop Erkenwald The justification as to why this was relevant was tenuous to say the leastSo on the whole I wasn t really very impressed with the way it was written the way it was presented If you want a straightforward concise summary or analysis of the life of Richard II then this book is probably not for you

SUMMARY ê PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ↠ Laura Ashe

READ & DOWNLOAD Richard II î PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Richard II 1377 99 came to the throne as a child following the long domineering martial reign of his grandfather Edward III He suffered from the disastrous combination of a most exalted sense of his own power and an inability t. Yes yet another one I m going to have to go back and reread one day because of my distracted reading Overall good book I find it interesting how Ashe focused so much on literature but when I looked at her author profile on here I could see why She really loves literary analysis Part of me wishes this was about his actual life and eventual deposition but I also liked that it focused elsewhere since that s a story that s been told a lot

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READ & DOWNLOAD Richard II î PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB O impress that power on those closest to the throne Neither trusted nor feared Richard battled with a whole series of failures and emergencies before finally succumbing to a coup imprisonment and murder Laura Ashe's brilliant a. This is fine with a few moments when its structure analysing the reign of Richard II through 4 different environmentsconcepts Parliament Battlefield City and Shrine allows for some genuinely brilliant insights It s a bit interesting than a generic Life and Times book but I think it gets in the way of itself

  • Hardcover
  • 126
  • Richard II
  • Laura Ashe
  • English
  • 05 November 2020
  • 9780141979892

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    SUMMARY ê PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ↠ Laura Ashe Laura Ashe ↠ 6 READ & DOWNLOAD [Pdf New] (Richard II) by Laura Ashe So far I've read 4 other biographies in the Penguin Monarch series This one was written rather differently to those It's presented not as a historical chronology of Richard IIs reign but rather as a series of themes Parliament; Battlefield; City and ShrineThe other Penguin Monarch series biographies successfully gave me an overvie

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    Laura Ashe ↠ 6 READ & DOWNLOAD [Pdf New] (Richard II) by Laura Ashe This was short but I did have a problem with lack of background knowledge It took up the story at a level above where I was at I needed the children's version to read first Richard was a spoiled boy who became king when he was only a child He seems to have handled the Peasant's revolt pretty well except that he went back on his promises and lied to the peasants At least he got them to go home which may or may

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