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Richard III

William Shakespeare

Suggestions for Further Reading


How to Cite This SparkNote

Bloom, Harold. Shakespeare: The Invention of the Human. New York: Riverhead Books, 1999.

Boris, Edna Z. Shakespeare’s English Kings: The People and the Law. Rutherford, NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 1978.

More, St. Sir Thomas. History of King Richard III. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1976.

Pollard, A.J. Richard III and the Princes in the Tower. Stroud: Sutton Publishing, 1991.

Ross, Charles D. Richard III. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1981.

Spivack, Bernard. Shakespeare and the Allegory of Evil. New York: Columbia University Press, 1958.

Weir, Alison. The Wars of the Roses. New York: Ballantine, 1996.

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He's Created a Thoroughly Rotten King

by ReadingShakespeareby450th, June 11, 2013

Richard III is a fun read because the king is so evil. I'm reading all of Shakespeare by his 450th birthday, and this play gave me a great gift idea. See my blog about Richard III and a present for the Bard:


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