Julius Caesar Complete Study Edition by William Shakespeare
  

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Julius Caesar Complete Study Edition by William Shakespeare

In the CliffsComplete guides, the novel's complete text and a glossary appear side-by-side with coordinating numbered lines to help you understand unusual words and phrasing. You'll also find all the commentary and resources of a standard CliffsNotes for Literature. CliffsComplete Julius Caesar offers insight and information into a work that's rich both dramatically and thematically. Every generation since Shakespeare's time has been able to identify with some political aspect of the play.Discover what happens to Rome's highly ambitious leader and to those who conspire to remove him from the ranks and save valuable studying time all at once. Enhance your reading of Julius Caesar with these additional features: A summary and insightful commentary for each chapterBibliography and historical background on the author, William ShakespeareA look at Early Modern England intellectual, religious, political, and social contextCoverage of Shakespeare's source and the play's performance historyA character map that graphically illustrates the relationships among the charactersReview questions, a quiz, discussion guide, and activity ideasA Resource Center full of books, articles, films, and Web sitesStreamline your literature study with all-in-one help from CliffsComplete guides!

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William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare (1564-1616) was an English poet and playwright, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's preeminent dramatist. He is often called England's national poet and the "Bard of Avon" (or simply "The Bard"). His surviving works consist of 38 plays, 154 sonnets, two long narrative poems, and several other poems. His plays have been translated into every major living language, and are performed more often than those of any other playwright.

Shakespeare was born and raised in Stratford-upon-Avon. At the age of 18, he married Anne Hathaway, who bore him three children: Susanna, and twins Hamnet and Judith. Between 1585 and 1592, he began a successful career in London as an actor, writer, and part owner of a playing company called the Lord Chamberlain's Men, later known as the King's Men. He appears to have retired to Stratford around 1613, where he died three years later.

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Paperback
216 pages

Author

William Shakespeare
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Publication date

1st May 2000

ISBN

9780764585692


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