Julius Caesar.

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Edited, introduced and annotated by Cedric Watts, Research Professor of English, University of Sussex. '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. The cry 'Peace, freedom and liberty!' is used to exculpate brutal realities, while personal ambitions taint public actions. Rich in characterisation and replete with eloquent rhetoric, 'Julius Caesar' remains engrossing and topical: a play for today. AUTHOR: William Shakespeare (1564-1616) needs little introduction. As we approach the four-hundredth anniversary of his death, his reputation as one of the greatest writers in the English language is undeniable - except by those who attribute his works to other writers.

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Edited, introduced and annotated by Cedric Watts, Research Professor of English, University of Sussex. '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. The cry 'Peace, freedom and liberty!' is used to exculpate brutal realities, while personal ambitions taint public actions. Rich in characterisation and replete with eloquent rhetoric, 'Julius Caesar' remains engrossing and topical: a play for today. AUTHOR: William Shakespeare (1564-1616) needs little introduction. As we approach the four-hundredth anniversary of his death, his reputation as one of the greatest writers in the English language is undeniable - except by those who attribute his works to other writers.

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Auteur William Shakespeare
Editeur Wordsworth Editions
Discipline Langue Anglaise
ISBN 9781853260223
Année d’édition 1992
Thème Langue Anglaise
Couverture Poche - Broché
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