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118 This reading of 1 Henry IV took Greenblatt’s acknowledgement of the play’s subversive elements to the next level by suggesting that these elements were not contained. This issue was also explored by Barbara Hodgdon. 119 Issues pertaining to nation and national identity emerged from such analyses of power and its potential subversion as a significant issue in criticism on the play in the 1990s, and in the early twenty-first century. 120 Richard Helgerson directly engaged with Kastan’s interpretation of the play in his 1992 study, Forms of Nationhood: The Elizabethan Writing of England.
Kastan, Shakespeare After Theory, p. 134. 117. Kastan, Shakespeare After Theory, p. 132. 118. Kastan, Shakespeare After Theory, p. 141. 119. Barbara Hodgdon, The End Crowns All: Closure and Contradiction in Shakespeare’s History (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1991), pp. 153, 158–59. 120. Kastan, Shakespeare After Theory, p. 131. 121. Richard Helgerson, Forms of Nationhood: The Elizabethan Writing of England (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1992), p. 227. 122. Helgerson, Forms of Nationhood, p.
35. Davies, Dramatic Micellanies, pp. 202, vi. 36. Elizabeth Inchbald, King Henry IV, The First Part . . With Remarks (1806–1809) (New York: Scholars’s Facsimilies and Reprints, 1990), p. 3. 37. Inchbald, King Henry IV, p. 4. 38. Inchbald, King Henry IV, p. 4. 39. Maurice Morgann, An Essay on the Dramatic Character of Sir John Falstaff (1777), in Henry the Fourth Parts I and II: Critical Essays, pp. 15–40 (p. 15). 32 1 HENRY IV 40. Morgann, Dramatic Character of Sir John Falstaff, p. 39. Christy Desmet, Reading Shakespeare’s Characters: Rhetorics, Ethics and Identity (Amherst, MA: University of Massachusetts Press, 1992), p.
1 Henry IV: A critical guide by Stephen Longstaffe