'Forgiveness Horse' : the barbaric world of Richard II

Fudge, Erica; Dugan, Holly and Raber, Karen, eds. (2020) 'Forgiveness Horse' : the barbaric world of Richard II. In: Routledge Companion to Shakespeare and Animals. Routledge Companions . Routledge, London. ISBN 9781138710160

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    Abstract

    This essay brings together animal studies and ecocritical approaches to Shakespeare's Richard II and uses the deposed monarch's imagined encounter with his horse 'roan Barbary' to suggest that at the end more is available to the reader than a sense of a fallen world of instrumentalised use value.