The Enriched Classics series offers readers such features as:• A concise introduction that gives the reader important background information• A chronology of the author’s life and work• A timeline of significant events that provides the book’s historical context• An outline of key themes and plot... show more
The Enriched Classics series offers readers such features as:• A concise introduction that gives the reader important background information• A chronology of the author’s life and work• A timeline of significant events that provides the book’s historical context• An outline of key themes and plot points to help guide the reader’s own interpretations• Detailed explanatory notes• Critical analysis, including contemporary and modern perspectives on the work• Discussion questions to promote lively classroom and book group interaction• A list of recommended related books and films to broaden the reader’s experience• Reader-friendly font size
Publish date: September 8th 2009
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Pages no: 400
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Historical Fiction
Not my first time seeing Coriolanus performed, but the performance that I have most enjoyed. This was the Stratford (Ont.) version from 2018. Since I’ll be participating in two elections this year, first provincial, then federal, the nature of leadership and democracy are top of mind right now. Th...
Fierce warrior, great general, total prat.
Coriolanus is one of Shakespeare's lesser known works and is not amongst his best. However, Shakespeare in an off day is still really great and the play is well worth reading, It concerns the life of the early Roman Martius or Coriolanus, who lived in the very early Republic. Martius is a born wa...
Having just finished this, I'm now wondering why this one isn't one of Shakespeare's more popular plays? I found it highly gripping, exciting, and, yes, tragic as well.I'd have much rather we read this one way back when I was in high school, than say, Romeo and Juliet.
tl;dr I overall enjoyed this story, and found it to be one of the easier Shakespeare plays to read. Description Caius Martius Coriolanus is a great warrior of the Roman people, but he also has a rather easy to ignite temper. A few political leaders, Brutus and Casiuis, aren't so fond of Coriolanus t...
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