Julius Caesar (Folger Shakespeare Library)

Julius Caesar (Folger Shakespeare Library) Author William Shakespeare
ISBN-10 0743482743
ISBN-13 9780743482745
Year 2004-01-01
Pages 288
Language English
Publisher Simon & Schuster
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Shakespeare may have written Julius Caesar as the first of his plays to be performed at the Globe in 1599 For it he turned to a key event in Roman history Caesars death at the hands of friends and fellow politicians Renaissance writers disagreed over the assassination seeing Brutus a leading conspirator as either hero or villain Shakespeares play keeps this debate alive The authoritative edition of Julius Caesar from The Folger Shakespeare Library the trusted and widely used Shakespeare series for students and general readers includes Freshly edited text based on the best early printed version of the play Newly revised explanatory notes conveniently placed on pages facing the text of the play Scene by scene plot summaries A key to the plays famous lines and phrases An introduction to reading Shakespeares language An essay by a leading Shakespeare scholar providing a modern perspective on the play Fresh images from the Folger Shakespeare Librarys vast holdings of rare books An up to date annotated guide to further reading Essay by Copplia Kahn The Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington DC is home to the worlds largest collection of Shakespeares printed works and a magnet for Shakespeare scholars from around the globe In addition to exhibitions open to the public throughout the year the Folger offers a full calendar of performances and programs For more information visit Folger edu

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