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Julius Caesar

Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
Julius Caesar
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Random House, Inc.
In this striking tragedy of political conflict, Shakespeare turns to the ancient Roman world and to the famous assassination of Julius Caesar by his republican opponents. The play is one of tumultuous rivalry, of prophetic warnings–“Beware the ides of March”–and of moving public oratory, “Friends, Romans, countrymen!” Ironies abound and most of all for Brutus, whose fate it is to learn that his idealistic motives for joining the conspiracy against a would-be dictator are not enough to sustain the movement once Caesar is dead.

Each Edition Includes:
• Comprehensive explanatory notes
• Vivid introductions and the most up-to-date scholarship
• Clear, modernized spelling and punctuation, enabling contemporary readers to understand the Elizabethan English
• Completely updated, detailed bibliographies and performance histories
• An interpretive essay on film adaptations of the play, along with an extensive filmography

Baker & Taylor
Presents Shakespeare's drama of Caesar's assassination and the defeat of the conspirators by Mark Antony, Octavius Caesar, and Lepidus.

Publisher: Toronto ; New York : Bantam Books, c1988
ISBN: 0553212966
Branch Call Number: 822.33-T1
Characteristics: xxxiii, 138 p. : ill. ; 18 cm.
Additional Contributors: Bevington, David M.

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Aug 22, 2013
  • Kdmullerspy rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Very Interesting read. I loved the characters

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