Julius Caesar

Julius Caesar Author William Shakespeare
ISBN-10 9780743484930
Year 2005-07-26
Pages 288
Language en
Publisher Simon and Schuster
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Julius Caesar is among the best of Shakespeare's historical and political plays. Dealing with events surrounding the assassination of Julius Caesar in 44 B.C., the drama vividly illustrates the ways in which power and corruption are linked.

Julius Caesar

Julius Caesar Author William Shakespeare
ISBN-10 9781616413538
Year 2010-09-01
Pages 48
Language en
Publisher ABDO
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Retells, in comic book format, Shakespeare's play about political intrigue, personal betrayal, and the aftermath of a brutal assassination.

Julius Caesar

Julius Caesar Author William Shakespeare
ISBN-10
Year 1915
Pages 219
Language en
Publisher Castrovilli Giuseppe
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The drama about the conspiracy to assassinate Julius Caesar is accompanied by information about the play's background, style, and performance.

Three Tragedies

Three Tragedies Author William Shakespeare
ISBN-10 9780671722616
Year 2003-02-01
Pages 526
Language en
Publisher Simon and Schuster
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Presents the texts of three classic tragedies, along with explanatory notes and commentary.

Antony and Cleopatra

Antony and Cleopatra Author William Shakespeare
ISBN-10 9781451644463
Year 2011-08-23
Pages 400
Language en
Publisher Simon and Schuster
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Antony and Cleopatra dramatizes a major event in world history: the founding of the Roman Empire. The future first emperor, Octavius Caesar (later called Augustus Caesar), cold-bloodedly manipulates other characters and exercises iron control over himself. At first, he shares power with Mark Antony, Rome’s preeminent military leader, and the weaker Lepidus. Caesar needs Antony to fend off other Roman strongmen like Pompey; he even offers his sister Octavia to him as a bride, despite Antony’s reputation as a libertine and his past rivalry with Caesar. Once Caesar defeats Pompey, however, he needs no allies. He brings charges against Lepidus, denies Antony his spoils from Pompey’s defeat, and seizes cities in the eastern Roman colonies that Antony rules. The play’s emphasis, however, is on those whom Caesar defeats: Antony and his wealthy Egyptian ally, Queen Cleopatra. The play does not sugarcoat Antony and Cleopatra’s famous love affair, including her calculated attempts to seduce Antony from his duties and his rage when he thinks she has betrayed him to Caesar. Nonetheless, the lovers find such sensual and emotional satisfaction that Caesar’s world conquest seems smaller than what they find in each other. The authoritative edition of Antony and Cleopatra from The Folger Shakespeare Library, the trusted and widely used Shakespeare series for students and general readers, includes: -The exact text of the printed book for easy cross-reference -Hundreds of hypertext links for instant navigation -Freshly edited text based on the best early printed version of the play -Full explanatory notes conveniently placed on pages facing the text of the play -Scene-by-scene plot summaries -A key to the play’s famous lines and phrases -An introduction to reading Shakespeare’s language -An essay by a leading Shakespeare scholar providing a modern perspective on the play -Fresh images from the Folger Shakespeare Library’s vast holdings of rare books -An annotated guide to further reading Essay by Cynthia Marshall The Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, DC, is home to the world’s largest collection of Shakespeare’s 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.

The Millionaire and the Bard

The Millionaire and the Bard Author Andrea Mays
ISBN-10 9781439118238
Year 2015-05-12
Pages 368
Language en
Publisher Simon and Schuster
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Documents the romantic story of the making of the First Folio, relating how a few years after a virtually unknown Shakespeare died, his former partners, friends and actors gathered his surviving manuscripts, unaware that they would create one of the most important English-language books ever published.

Boy s Life

Boy s Life Author Robert R. McCammon
ISBN-10 9781453231562
Year 2011-10-18
Pages 582
Language en
Publisher Open Road Media
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A bizarre murder in an idyllic southern town propels a boy and his father into a world of evil in this World Fantasy Award–winning horror novel. Small town boys see weird sights, and Zephyr has provided Cory Jay Mackenson with his fair share of oddities. He knows the bootleggers who lurk in the dark places outside of town. On moonless nights, he’s heard spirits congregate in the churchyard to reminisce about the good old days. He’s seen rain that flooded Main Street and left it crawling with snakes. Cory knows magic, and relishes it as only a young boy can. One frosty winter morning, he and his father watch a car jump the curb and sail into the fathomless town lake. His father dives into the icy water to rescue the driver, and finds a naked corpse handcuffed to the wheel. This chilling sight is only the start of the strangest period of Cory’s life, when the magic of his town will transform him into a man. “Strongly echoing the childhood-elegies of [Stephen] King and [Ray] Bradbury, and every bit their equal,” Boy’s Life represents the finest work of one of the most accomplished writers of modern horror (Kirkus Reviews).

Bless Me Ultima

Bless Me  Ultima Author Rudolfo Anaya
ISBN-10 9781455521326
Year 2012-06-01
Pages 272
Language en
Publisher Hachette UK
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With exquisite prose and wondrous storytelling, this coming of age classic follows a young boy as he questions his faith and beliefs in family, religion, and other aspects of his Chicano culture. Antonio Marez is six years old when Ultima comes to stay with his family in New Mexico. She is a curandera, one who cures with herbs and magic. Under her wise wing, Tony will probe the family ties that bind and rend him, and he will discover himself in the magical secrets of the pagan past-a mythic legacy as palpable as the Catholicism of Latin America. And at each life turn there is Ultima, who delivered Tony into the world...and will nurture the birth of his soul. The winner of the Pen Center West Award for Fiction for his unforgettable novel Alburquerque, Rudolfo Anaya's rich and compassionate writing about the Mexican American experience has helped cement him as the father of Chicano literature in English.

CliffsNotes on Shakespeare s Julius Caesar

CliffsNotes on Shakespeare s Julius Caesar Author James E Vickers
ISBN-10 9780544182387
Year 2011-05-18
Pages 114
Language en
Publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
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The original CliffsNotes study guides offer summaries and expert commentary on major themes, plots, characters, literary devices, and historical background. The latest generation of titles in this series also feature glossaries and visual elements that complement the classic, familiar format. In CliffsNotes on Julius Caesar, you follow the dramatic political battles of Rome during the height of the Pax Romanum. Shakespeare pits Caesar against an untold number of conspirators and lets the daggers fly. In the end, who will carry on the rule of the Caesars? This user-friendly guide makes studying a snap — with visual icons flagging key themes, literary devices, and more. You'll come to understand the overall structure of the play, actions and motivations of the characters, and the social and cultural perspectives of the author. Features that help you study include Shakespeare's background and career highlights Scene-by-scene summaries Character analyses of major players A character map that graphically illustrates the relationships among the characters Critical essays A review section that tests your knowledge Glossaries of key words and terms Classic literature or modern modern-day treasure — you'll understand it all with expert information and insight from CliffsNotes study guides.

The New Hudson Shakespeare

The New Hudson Shakespeare Author William Shakespeare
ISBN-10 1849024111
Year 2011-06
Pages 246
Language en
Publisher
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This book is based on an edition first published in 1908 and contains not only the play written by William Shakespeare, but a wealth of other information. There is an extensive introduction by Henry Hudson, explaining, amongst other things: the sources that Shakespeare drew on, the date of composition, early editions of the play, analysis by act and scene, the versification and diction, the characters and a chronological chart of Shakespeare's life. The text itself is presented with copious numbers of footnotes, some show text variants and others are editors notes. This edition also contains two indexes, the first referencing words and phrases in the text, and the second referencing quotations from Plutarch, who was thought to be the main source that Shakespeare used for this play. This book is a great resource for the reader intent on gaining a detailed understanding of this great work by Shakespeare.