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Julius Caesar : New Cambridge Shakespeare - William Shakespeare

Julius Caesar

New Cambridge Shakespeare

Paperback

Published: 14th July 2004
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Professor Spevack's critical discussion shows how private desires and public affairs are inextricable in Julius Caesar and how Shakespeare frames the world of this play - person, action, place, time - within the operations of larger forces, mysterious, ironical, and undeniable. The result is the full impact of tragedy. The commentary is remarkable for its attention to questions of staging and to precise lexical glossing. For this updated edition, Marga Munkelt has added a new section and new pictures to the Introduction, surveying stage and critical interpretations since the 1980s of Shakespeare's most famous Roman play. The reading list has also been brought up to date.

Introduction: Date
Sources
The play: The frame
Structure
Theme
Persons and politics
Julius Caesar on the stage
Recent film, stage and critical interpretations by Marga Munkelt
Note on the text
Note on the Commentary
List of characters
The Play
Textual analysis
Appendix: Excerpts from Plutarch
Reading list
Table of Contents provided by Publisher. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9780521535137
ISBN-10: 0521535131
Series: The New Cambridge Shakespeare
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 14th July 2004
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Dimensions (cm): 22.8 x 15.2  x 1.5
Weight (kg): 0.36