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Antony and Cleopatra - Stephen Orgel, A.R. Braunmuller, William Shakespeare
Antony and Cleopatra
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"I feel that I have spent half my career with one or another Pelican Shakespeare in my back pocket. Convenience, however, is the least important aspect of the new Pelican Shakespeare series. Here is an elegant and clear text for either the study or the rehearsal room, notes where you need them... show more
"I feel that I have spent half my career with one or another Pelican Shakespeare in my back pocket. Convenience, however, is the least important aspect of the new Pelican Shakespeare series. Here is an elegant and clear text for either the study or the rehearsal room, notes where you need them and the distinguished scholarship of the general editors, Stephen Orgel and A. R. Braunmuller who understand that these are plays for performance as well as great texts for contemplation." (Patrick Stewart) The distinguished Pelican Shakespeare series, which has sold more than four million copies, is now completely revised and repackaged. Each volume features: * Authoritative, reliable texts * High quality introductions and notes * New, more readable trade trim size * An essay on the theatrical world of Shakespeare and essays on Shakespeare's life and the selection of texts
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780140714524 (0140714529)
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Pages no: 139
Edition language: English
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Julian Meynell's Books
Julian Meynell's Books rated it
4.5 Shakespeare's Antony and Cleopatra
A play that is in the middle of Shakespeare's work in terms of quality. It tells the story of Antony and Cleopatra's doomed romance and their defeat at the hands of the future emperor Octavian. By far the best thing about the play is Cleopatra and Antony as characters and their relationship. Cleo...
AlexeyBLOG
AlexeyBLOG rated it
An incredible take on the power of politics and the many ways it can change a man, and on the definition of love.
The Bookchemist
The Bookchemist rated it
An incredible take on the power of politics and the many ways it can change a man, and on the definition of love, and of the actual existence of a definition for love.Featured in my Top 5 Shakespearean Tragedies: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EX6rxhK4s2o
Clif's Book World
Clif's Book World rated it
3.0
Rulers fall in love. Rulers lose. Rulers commit suicide. That's the simplified synopses which I admit that I borrowed from Shelfari.com. There's an obvious parallel with Romeo and Juliet, but Antony and Cleopatra were old enough to know better. But I guess love is love, and what does age have to d...
Grack21
Grack21 rated it
5.0 Antony and Cleopatra (The Pelican Shakespeare)
Liked this much better the second time around.Edit 2: OK, I'm not usually of the "you have to see it performed to really appreciate it crowd", but damn. DAMN.
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