By William Shakespeare
Written on the top of Shakespeare’s occupation and that includes his such a lot hovering poetic idiom, Antony and Cleopatra is either an immortal love tale and a political drama performed out on an international scale.
Under the editorial supervision of Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen, of today’s so much finished Shakespearean students, this contemporary Library sequence accommodates definitive texts and authoritative notes from William Shakespeare: entire Works. every one play comprises an creation in addition to an summary of Shakespeare’s theatrical occupation; remark on earlier and present productions according to interviews with major administrators, actors, and architects; scene-by-scene research; key evidence concerning the paintings; a chronology of Shakespeare’s existence and instances; and black-and-white illustrations.
Ideal for college students, theater execs, and basic readers, those smooth and obtainable variants from the Royal Shakespeare corporation set a brand new ordinary in Shakespearean literature for the twenty-first century.
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Antony and Cleopatra (Modern Library Classics) by William Shakespeare