Julius Caesar

Julius Caesar

Written by:
Edited by:
Edited by: Barbara Rosen

Format
Ebook
Price
$4.99
 
Additional Formats
  • Ebook
  • ISBN 9781440628443
  • 304 Pages
  • Signet
  • Adult

Overview

The Signet Classics edition of Shakespeare’s timeless tragedy of conspiracy and betrayal.

In the first of his Roman history plays, the Bard tells the story of the murder of Julius Caesar and the gruesome aftermath as Rome descends into a violent mob.

This revised Signet Classics edition includes unique features such as:

• An overview of Shakespeare’s life, world, and theater
• A special introduction to the play by the editor, William and Barbara Rosen
• Selections from Plutarch’s Lives of Noble Grecians and Romans, the source from which Shakespeare derived Julius Caesar
• Dramatic criticism from Roy Walker, Maynard Mack, Richard David, and others
• A comprehensive stage and screen history of notable actors, directors, and productions
• Text, notes, and commentaries printed in the clearest, most readable text
• And more…


From the Paperback edition.
Julius Caesar

Julius Caesar

Written by: William Shakespeare, Edited by: William Rosen, Edited by: Barbara Rosen

Praise

Praise for William Shakespeare: Complete Works

“Remarkable . . . makes Shakespeare’s extraordinary accomplishment more vivid than ever.”—James Shapiro, professor, Columbia University, bestselling author of A Year in the Life of Shakespeare: 1599
 
“A feast of literary and historical information.”—The Wall Street Journal

Table of Contents

Julius Caesar – William Shakespeare – Edited by William and Barbara Rosen Roy Walker: From Unto Caesar: A Review of Recent Productions
Maynard Mack: The Modernity of ?Julius Caesar?
Richard David: A Review of ?Julius Caesar?
Ralph Berry: On Directing Shakespeare: An Interview with Trevor Nunn, Director of the Royal Shakespeare Company
Sylvan Barnet: ?Julius Caesar? on the Stage and Screen

NEWLY ADDED ESSAYS:
Peggy Goodman endel: Julio Cesar: The 1986 Florida Shakespeare Festival
Coppelia Kahn: A Voluntary Wound.

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