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Julius Caesar - William Shakespeare
Julius Caesar
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Folger Shakespeare Library The world's leading center for Shakespeare studies 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 •... show more
Folger Shakespeare Library The world's leading center for Shakespeare studies 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 an outstanding scholar providing a modern perspective on the play • Illustrations from the Folger Shakespeare Library's vast holdings of rare books Essay by Coppélia Kahn 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: 9780743482745 (0743482743)
ASIN: 743482743
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
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Obsidian Blue
Obsidian Blue rated it
5.0 Julius Caesar
“The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, but in ourselves.”Wow. Being a history major and just all around history nerd I know a lot of Julius Caesar and what caused everyone and their mother to turn against him which led to his assassination by some accounts believe is at least 60 men. I always...
Philosophical Musings of a Book Nerd
Philosophical Musings of a Book Nerd rated it
5.0 A question of tyranny
I am surprised that it has taken me this long to actually get around to re-reading this play so as to write a commentary on it considering that it happens to be one of my favourite Shakespearian plays. The copy that I own belonged to my uncle and the notes that have been scribbled into the book indi...
Keertana @ Ivy Book Bindings
Keertana @ Ivy Book Bindings rated it
3.0
Rating: 3.5 Stars Julius Caesar is a surprisingly good novel, if not a little rushed and overly dramatic and kind of deteriorating to silly at the end. Still, I rather liked it and it proved to be a quick read, after all. Now, to start memorizing lines for class and then writing essays on the rhetor...
STARSZBOOKS
STARSZBOOKS rated it
4.0 Julius Caesar (No Fear Shakespeare)
It is Roman custom to fall upon their own blade once defeat is inevitable. An honourable way to die? I'd rather fight until the end. But I can understand not wanting to die at the hands of your enemies.
Kalliope Muse speaks to me
Kalliope Muse speaks to me rated it
5.0 Julius Caesar (Oxford School Shakespeare)
What is this play about? Is it about Julius Caesar, as the title says? Well, he is assassinated half way through the play and disappears (Act 3, scene 2). Granted, his ghost reappears later on, but it is not the ghost of the caliber of Mozart’s (and Lorenzo da Ponte’s) commanding Commendatore. J...
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