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Antony and Cleopatra - William Shakespeare, Cynthia Marshall, Barbara A. Mowat, Paul Werstine
Antony and Cleopatra
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Each edition includes: · Freshly edited text based on the best early printed version of the play · Full explanatory notes conveniently placed on pages facing the text of the play · Scene-by-scene plot summaries · A key to famous lines and phrases · An introduction to reading Shakespeare's... show more
Each edition includes: · Freshly edited text based on the best early printed version of the play · Full explanatory notes conveniently placed on pages facing the text of the play · Scene-by-scene plot summaries · A key to famous lines and phrases · An introduction to reading Shakespeare's language · An essay by a leading Shakespeare scholar providing a modern perspective on the play · Illustrations from the Folger Shakespeare Library's vast holdings of rare books Essay by Cynthia Marshall The Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, D.C., is home to the world's largest collection of Shakespeare's printed works, and a magnet for Shakespeare scholars from around the globe. In addition to exhibitions open to the public throughout the year, the Folger offers a full calendar of performances and programs.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780743482851 (0743482859)
ASIN: 743482859
Publisher: Washington Square Press
Pages no: 336
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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