The Tragedy of Antony and Cleopatra

The Tragedy of Antony and Cleopatra

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The Signet Classics edition of the tragedy that features one of Shakespeare's greatest female characters.

A magnificent drama of passion and war, this riveting play presents the complicated relationship between the seductive, cunning Egyptian queen Cleopatra and the Roman leader Mark Antony, a man torn between an empire and love.

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, Sylvan Barnet
* A selection from Plutarch's Lives of Noble Grecians and Romans , the source from which Shakespeare derived Antony and Cleopatra
* Dramatic criticism from Samuel Johnson, A. C. Bradley, John F. Danby, 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...
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Signet Classic, 1998.
Edition: Second revised edition
ISBN: 9780451527134
Branch Call Number: 822.33 S1
Characteristics: 272 pages
Additional Contributors: Everett, Barbara
Alternative Title: Antony and Cleopatra


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