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10. Antony and Cleopatra

10. Antony and Cleopatra  

Stanley Wells

in Shakespeare's Tragedies: A Very Short Introduction

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Apr 2017
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Apr 2017
eISBN: 
9780191827297
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198785293.003.0011
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chapter
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9780198785293
Antony and Cleopatra is a great sprawling masterpiece of a play, rich in poetry, vast in imaginative power, in depth of characterization, in psychological penetration, in ... More
11. Coriolanus

11. Coriolanus  

Stanley Wells

in Shakespeare's Tragedies: A Very Short Introduction

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Apr 2017
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Apr 2017
eISBN: 
9780191827297
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198785293.003.0012
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chapter
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9780198785293
For what is believed to be his last tragedy, Shakespeare turned once again to Ancient Rome. He chose to write a political and personal drama about a great Roman warrior of the 5th century ... More
1. Shakespeare and Stratford-upon-Avon

1. Shakespeare and Stratford-upon-Avon  

Stanley Wells

in William Shakespeare: A Very Short Introduction

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Apr 2015
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Apr 2015
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9780191788048
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10.1093/actrade/9780198718628.003.0001
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chapter
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9780198718628
William Shakespeare is thought to have been born on 23 April 1564 and died on 23 April 1616. ‘Shakespeare and Stratford-upon-Avon’ describes his life in the Warwickshire market town with ... More
Shakespeare's Tragedies: A Very Short Introduction

Shakespeare's Tragedies: A Very Short Introduction  

Stanley Wells

Print Publication Year: 
Apr 2017
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Apr 2017
eISBN: 
9780191827297
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198785293.001.0001
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book
ISBN: 
9780198785293
Tragedy, including grief, pain, and suffering, is a common theme in Shakespeare’s plays, often leading to the death of at least one character. Yet such themes can also be found in ... More
4. Julius Caesar

4. Julius Caesar  

Stanley Wells

in Shakespeare's Tragedies: A Very Short Introduction

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Apr 2017
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Apr 2017
eISBN: 
9780191827297
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198785293.003.0005
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chapter
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9780198785293
Many tragedies of Shakespeare’s time are concerned with the fall from power, and eventual death, of great men of the past. In writing about the assassination of Julius Caesar, perhaps the ... More

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