Those who don’t know history are doomed to repeat it… and that’s why this month we’re exploring John Ford’s Perkin Warbeck (published 1634). After all, we haven’t talked about a history play since way back in Episode Two.
- A bit of historical context on The Wars of the Roses
- Is Ford a misogynist?
- Royal leadership styes
- A book recommendation: Peter Saccio’s Shakespeare’s English Kings
- An awesome resource: Folger’s Digital Anthology of Early Modern English Drama
- Richard III
- The Big Orange Elephant in the Room…