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Antony and Cleopatra

Author: William Shakespeare; Roma Gill
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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This exclusive collection of the Bard's works has been designed specifically for readers new to Shakespeare's rich literary legacy. Each of the plays is presented unabridged and in large print, copiously annotated and preceded by a character summary and commentary. Brief scene synopses clarify confusing plots, while incisive essays describe the historical context and Shakespeare's sources. The explanatory notes are  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Drama
Tragedies
Named Person: Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt; Marcus Antonius; Marcus Antonius; Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt; William (1564-1616) Shakespeare
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Shakespeare; Roma Gill
ISBN: 0198319649 9780198319641 0198320000 9780198320005
OCLC Number: 37813761
Description: xlvii, 170 pages : illustrations, map ; 22 cm.
Contents: Star quality --
Events in history --
Chronology --
World of the play --
Leading characters in the play --Synopsis of the action --
Antony and Cleopatra: Commentary --
Excitement of Plutarch --
Shakespeare's verse --
Source, date, and text --
Characters in the play: Antony and Cleopatra --
Plutarch --
Enobarbus: Twentieth-century view --
What the critics have said --
Classwork and examinations: Discussion of themes and topics --
Character study --
Activities --
Context questions --
Critical appreciation --
Essays --
Projects --
Background: Government --
Religion --
Education --
Language --
Drama --
Theatre --
Selected further reading --
William Shakespeare, 1564-1616 --
List of Shakespeare's plays.
Responsibility: edited by Roma Gill.

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A school guide to Shakespeare's "Antony and Cleopatra". Fully annotated, with the notes facing the text, there are also a wide range of questions included at the back of the book, as well as  Read more...

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