Julius Caesar

Julius Caesar

Format
Mass Market Paperback
Price
$4.95
 
Additional Formats
  • Mass Market Paperback
  • ISBN 9780451526892
  • 304 Pages
  • Signet
  • Adult

Overview

Shakespeare’s timeless tragedy of conspiracy and betrayal tells the story of the murder of Julius Caesar and the gruesome aftermath as Rome descends into a violent mob.

This edition includes:

An overview of Shakespeare’s life, canon, and dramaturgy
An introduction to the play by Barbara Rosen and William Rosen of the University of Connecticut
Selections from Plutarch’s Lives of Noble Grecians and Romans, the source from which Shakespeare derived the play

Also included are the following commentaries:

Maynard Mack: The Modernity of Julius Caesar
Coppelia Kahn: A Voluntary Wound
Roy Walker: From Unto Caesar: A Review of Recent Productions
Richard David: A Review of Julius Caesar (Royal Shakespeare, 1972) 
Ralph Berry: On Directing Shakespeare: An Interview with Trevor Nunn, Director of the Royal Shakespeare Company
Peggy Goodman Endel: Julio Cesar: The 1986 Florida Shakespeare Festival
Sylvan Barnet: Julius Caesar on the Stage and Screen

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

Series

Shakespeare, Signet Classic
William Shakespeare
William Shakespeare
William Shakespeare
William Shakespeare

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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