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Antony and Cleopatra / King Lear / Hamlet by William Shakespeare

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Published by J. Walker in London, England .
Written in English


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From the correct ed. of Isaac Reed. With copious annotations.

Edition Notes

SeriesThe Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare, Vol. X
ContributionsReed, Isaac, 1742-1807,
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR2753 R3 1821
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14005260M
OCLC/WorldCa256686186

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William Shakespeare (The Complete Works) (9 Tragedies): Hamlet, Macbeth, King Lear, Othello, Coriolanus, Julius Caesar, Romeo and Juliet, Cymbeline, Antony and Cleopatra Paperback – Janu by William Shakespeare (Author) › Visit Amazon's William Shakespeare Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Author: William Shakespeare. Brimming with Shakespeare's matchless poetry, Antony and Cleopatra is one of the world's great plays. In this inexpensive edition, it will enthrall students of drama and literature, poetry lovers, and all who appreciate Shakespeare's art. Read more Read less /5(17). Antony and Cleopatra was first performed circa ; the plot is based on Thomas North's translation of Plutarch's Lives and follows the relationship between Cleopatra and Mark Antony from the time of the Sicilian revolt to Cleopatra's suicide during the Final War of the Roman Republic. Cleopatra is one of the most complex and fascinating female characters found in . Shakespeare probably wrote Antony and Cleopatra in or ; it was registered for publication on , and apparently influenced a revision of Samuel Daniel’s Cleopatra that was published “newly altered” in Antony and Cleopatra was thus roughly contemporary with King Lear and Macbeth/5(9).

Antony and Cleopatra Summary Mark Antony, one of three rulers of Rome, is in love with Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt. Antony is summoned back to Rome, where he clashes with another ruler Octavius before returning to Cleopatra in Egypt.   The Bard churned out 'King Lear,' 'Macbeth' and 'Antony and Cleopatra' as London reeled from the foiled Gunpowder Plot of and Author: Tim Ott. Antony and Cleopatra tells the story of a romance between two powerful lovers: Cleopatra, the queen of Egypt, and Mark Antony, who rules the Roman Empire with Octavius Caesar and Lepidus. Although he is needed in Rome, Antony lingers in Egypt with Cleopatra. He finally returns to Rome when Pompey, another militaryFile Size: KB. First published in G B Harrison here recognizes that Shakespeare's tragedies were intended for performance in a theatre and that the playwright's conspicuous gift among his contemporaries was a sympathy for joy and sorrow, pity and terror, and right and wrong of his people. The plays covered are: Titus Andronicus, Romeo and Juliet, Julius Caesar, Hamlet, .

—Antony and Cleopatra, Act 4, Scene 8. When you want to emphasize how much you miss her when she’s gone, so you tell her that leaving her is as terrible as going to school: “Love goes toward love as schoolboys from their books, But love from love, toward school with heavy looks.” —Romeo and Juliet, Act 2, Scene 2. Antony and Cleopatra tells the story of a romance between two powerful lovers: Cleopatra, the queen of Egypt, and Mark Antony, who rules the Roman Empire with Octavius Caesar and Lepidus. Although he is needed in Rome, Antony lingers in Egypt with Cleopatra. full title The Tragedy of Antony and Cleopatra. author William Shakespeare. type of work Play genre Tragedy. language English. time and place written –, London, England. date of first publication Published in the First Folio of publisher The First Folio was published by a group of printers, publishers, and booksellers: William and Isaac Jaggard, . Antony & Cleopatra Plot Summary. Here is a short plot summary of Antony and Cleopatra: After defeating Brutus and Cassius, following the assassination of Julius Caesar, Mark Antony becomes one of the three rulers of the Roman Empire, together with Octavius Caesar and Lepidus, and is responsible for the eastern part of the empire.