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Julius Caesar (Signet Classic Shakespeare)

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Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

Shakespeare's timeless tragedy of conspiracy and betrayal tells the story of the murder of Julius Caesar and the gruesome aftermath as Rome descends into a violent mob.

This edition includes:

An overview of Shakespeare's life, canon, and dramaturgy

An introduction to the play by Barbara Rosen and William Rosen of the University of Connecticut

Selections from Plutarch's Lives of Noble Grecians and Romans, the source from which Shakespeare derived the play

Also included are the following commentaries:

Maynard Mack: The Modernity of Julius Caesar

Coppelia Kahn: A Voluntary Wound

Roy Walker: From Unto Caesar: A Review of Recent Productions

Richard David: A Review of Julius Caesar (Royal Shakespeare, 1972) 

Ralph Berry: On Directing Shakespeare: An Interview with Trevor Nunn, Director of the Royal Shakespeare Company

Peggy Goodman Endel: Julio Cesar: The 1986 Florida Shakespeare Festival

Sylvan Barnet: Julius Caesar on the Stage and Screen

Synopsis:

Featuring one of Shakespeare's most complex histories, this revised and repackaged edition includes an updated bibliography, suggested references, stage and film history of the play, and an overview of Shakespeare's life. Young Adult.

Synopsis:

These updated editions of classic plays feature new cover art along with the complete text of each work, full explanatory notes, scene-by-scene plot summaries, a key to famous lines and phrases, and illustrations from the Folger Shakespeare Library's vast holdings of rare books. Reissue. (Plays/Drama)

Synopsis:

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 Coppelia 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.

Table of Contents

Roy Walker: From Unto Caesar: A Review of Recent Productions

Maynard Mack: The Modernity of ?Julius Caesar?

Richard David: A Review of ?Julius Caesar?

Ralph Berry: On Directing Shakespeare: An Interview with Trevor Nunn, Director of the Royal Shakespeare Company

Sylvan Barnet: ?Julius Caesar? on the Stage and Screen

NEWLY ADDED ESSAYS:

Peggy Goodman endel: Julio Cesar: The 1986 Florida Shakespeare Festival

Coppelia Kahn: A Voluntary Wound.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780451526892
Author:
Shakespeare, William
Author:
Rosen, William
Author:
Rosen, Barbara
Publisher:
Signet Classics
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Shakespeare
Subject:
Shakespeare, william, 1564-1616
Subject:
History
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Generals
Subject:
Heads of state
Subject:
Julius caesar
Subject:
Generals -- Rome -- Drama.
Subject:
General Drama
Subject:
Drama
Subject:
Conspiracies
Subject:
Rome
Subject:
Drama-Shakespeare Plays
Edition Description:
Mass market paperback
Series:
Shakespeare, Signet Classic
Publication Date:
19980831
Binding:
MASS MARKET
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
6.82x4.21x.72 in. .31 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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Product details 304 pages Signet Classics - English 9780451526892 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Featuring one of Shakespeare's most complex histories, this revised and repackaged edition includes an updated bibliography, suggested references, stage and film history of the play, and an overview of Shakespeare's life. Young Adult.
"Synopsis" by , These updated editions of classic plays feature new cover art along with the complete text of each work, full explanatory notes, scene-by-scene plot summaries, a key to famous lines and phrases, and illustrations from the Folger Shakespeare Library's vast holdings of rare books. Reissue. (Plays/Drama)
"Synopsis" by , 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 Coppelia 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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