The Hollow Crown saison 2

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Quatre ans après la première saison, The Hollow Crown est de retour sur BBC2. Cette seconde saison est sous-titrée "The Wars of the Roses" (les Guerres des Roses) en référence à la période de l'histoire qui correspond aux événements des épisodes. Cette saison se base sur la première tétralogie de Shakespeare : Henry VI, Part I; Henry VI, Part II et Henry VI, Part III sont condensés en seul film; et Richard III, dont le personnage est joué par Benedict […]

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Le squelette de Richard III retrouvé sous les fondations d'un parking à Leicester

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Des archéologues affirment que les restes du corps qui ont été excavés en dessous d'un parking à Leicester le 4 février 2013 appartiennent au roi anglais Richard III. Le squelette, retrouvé en septembre 2012, présente au niveau de la colonne vertébrale des signes de scoliose, que Richard III avait certainement, et des blessures de guerre qui correspondent aux récits de la mort de Richard III au cours de la Guerre des Deux-Roses. C'est ce qui a poussé les archéologues à […]

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English Literature

Narratives The Short-Story and the Novel Relatives in Cider With Rosie by Laurie Lee Lord Jim by Joseph Conrad Lord Jim by Joseph Conrad : "A free and wandering tale" Lord Jim : How is Conrad's first-hand experience of seamanship perceptible throughout the Patna episode ? Macbeth by Shakespeare Introduction to Macbeth Political questions in Macbeth The dramatic quality in Macbeth A Midsummer Night's Dream by Shakespeare Introduction to A Midsummer Night's Dream Background of A Midsummer Night's Dream Structure […]

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Richard III : Order and Disorder, the Elizabethan problem

It is very often an issue in Shakespeare's plays. It deals with order and degree: each thing in the Universe has a place in a scale of things. It is more than a political doctrine: it implies a metaphysical organization of the Universe, which is also linked with theology. We can"t find an exponent of this doctrine, it is everywhere at the back of people's minds. It is a world picture in the collective unconscious consciousness. Disorder is the equivalent […]

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Richard III : the ambiguity of Richard's evil

I. The Vice Was the favourite character in medieval morality plays. He is both an intriguer and a deceiver. He creates laughter and engages the audience's sympathy in a conspirational relationship. Richard generates a special relation between word and deed. He tells the audience what he is going to do, then does it and finally recalls what he did: his soliloquies and asides create a feeling of conspiracy. The Vice was also a figure of carnival, who fights the established […]

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