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By Nicholas Potter

ISBN-10: 1403990409

ISBN-13: 9781403990402

ISBN-10: 1403990417

ISBN-13: 9781403990419

Antony and Cleopatra is one in every of Shakespeare's most generally studied and well known of the 'Roman' performs. it really is both the world's maximum love tale or a tragic story of 2 middle-aged infatuated those who throw away their energy over part the recognized global; it truly is in regards to the decline and fall of the Roman Empire; it truly is Shakespeare's sceptical revision of Virgil; it's approximately soldiership, loyalty and loss, and lots more and plenty extra besides.

This Reader's advisor offers a serious survey of the responses to Antony and Cleopatra from the earliest released bills to the current day. prime the reader during the fabric in a chronological style, the consultant attracts on a wealthy diversity of serious writings, together with Dr Johnson, Coleridge, Bradley and Leavis. Nicholas Potter rigorously relates this fabric to extra common matters relating to Shakespearean feedback and scholarship, and the improvement of literary heritage and idea. additionally that includes a bankruptcy at the assorted versions of the play, and a choose Bibliography to assist additional research, this ebook is an vital source for students.

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