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Antony and Cleopatra

Author: William Shakespeare; Burton Raffel; Harold Bloom
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In no other play has Shakespeare created two such equally titanic personages as Rome's great soldier and statesman Mark Antony and the Egyptian Queen Cleopatra. The story of their irresistible attraction, their jealous quarrels and betrayals, and the effects on friends and subjects of their ruinous choices is a tale leading irretrievably to despair and defeat. Their suicides, however, strike us as a kind of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Tragedies (Drama)
Drama
History
Tragedies
Named Person: Marcus Antonius; Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt; Marcus Antonius; Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William Shakespeare; Burton Raffel; Harold Bloom
ISBN: 9780300124736 0300124732
OCLC Number: 133465550
Description: xxxvii, 215 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: About this book --
Introduction --
Some essentials of the Shakespearean stage --
Antony and Cleopatra --
An essay by Harold Bloom.
Responsibility: William Shakespeare ; edited, fully annotated, and introduced by Burton Raffel ; with an essay by Harold Bloom.
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