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Julius Caesar

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Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare
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Set at the birth of the Roman Empire, William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar is a taut historical drama exploring the violent consequences of betrayal and murder. This Penguin Shakespeare edition is edited by Norman Sanders with an introduction by Martin Wiggins.'Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears;I come to bury Caesar, not to praise him'When it seems that Julius Caesar may assume supreme power, a plot to destroy him is hatched by the senators Brutus and Cassius, who are determined to preserve the threatened Republic. But the different motives of the conspirators soon become apparent when high principles clash with malice and political realism. Seizing his opportunity, the ambitious young Mark Antony turns public opinion against the conspirators, plunging the nation into a bloody civil war. This book includes a general introduction to Shakespeare's life and Elizabethan theatre, a separate introduction to Julius Caesar, a chronology, suggestions for further reading, an essay discussing performance options on both stage and screen, and a commentary.If you enjoyed Julius Caesar, you might like Richard III, also available in Penguin Shakespeare.'If we wish to know the force of human genius we should read Shakespeare'William Hazlitt

Author Biography

William Shakespeare was born some time in late April 1564 in Stratford-upon-Avon and died in 1616. He is widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's pre-eminent dramatist. Stanley Wells is Emeritus Professor of the University of Birmingham and Honorary President of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust.Norman Sanders was formerly Professor of Shakespeare at the University of Tennessee.
Release date NZ
May 28th, 2015
Contributors
Introduction by Martin Wiggins Revised by Martin Wiggins
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Penguin Classics
Pages
272
Dimensions
129x198x16
ISBN-13
9780141396538
Product ID
22129500

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