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Publisher Comments:

In this striking tragedy of political conflict, Shakespeare turns to the ancient Roman world and to the famous assassination of Julius Caesar by his republican opponents. The play is one of tumultuous rivalry, of prophetic warnings–“Beware the ides of March”–and of moving public oratory, “Friends, Romans, countrymen!” Ironies abound and most of all for Brutus, whose fate it is to learn that his idealistic motives for joining the conspiracy against a would-be dictator are not enough to sustain the movement once Caesar is dead.

Each Edition Includes:

• Comprehensive explanatory notes

• Vivid introductions and the most up-to-date scholarship

• Clear, modernized spelling and punctuation, enabling contemporary readers to understand the Elizabethan English

• Completely updated, detailed bibliographies and performance histories

• An interpretive essay on film adaptations of the play, along with an extensive filmography

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Product Details

ISBN:
9781588368836
Publisher:
Random House Publishing Group
Subject:
Shakespeare
Author:
Shakespeare, William
Author:
Rasmussen, Eric
Author:
Bate, Jonathan
Subject:
Drama-Shakespeare Plays
Subject:
Drama-Shakespeare Works
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
20110412
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
240

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