Julius Caesar by Prof. Harold Bloom
  

Synopsis

Julius Caesar by Prof. Harold Bloom

This book contains the best criticism on Julius Caesar through the centuries. Julius Caesar is one of Shakespeare's most majestic works. Set in the tumultuous days of ancient Rome, this play is renowned for its memorable characters and political intrigue, and it has been captivating audiences and readers since it was first presented more than 400 years ago.This invaluable new study guide contains a selection of the finest criticism through the centuries on this great play. The critical essays are divided into chapters, one for each century of Shakespearean criticism, from the 17th and 18th centuries to the present. Students will also benefit from the additional features included in this volume, such as an introduction by Harold Bloom, discussing the history of criticism of the play; an accessible summary; analysis of key passages; a comprehensive list of characters; a biography of Shakespeare; and more.It includes criticism from: Ben Jonson (1641); John Dryden (1672); Voltaire (1761); Samuel Johnson (1768); Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1813-1816); Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1818); Friedrich Nietzsche (1882); George Bernard Shaw (1898); and, Harold C. Goddard (1951).

About the Author

Harold Bloom is Sterling Professor of the Humanities at Yale

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
328 pages

Author

Prof. Harold Bloom
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Publisher

Checkmark Books an imprint of Facts On File Inc

Publication date

1st March 2008

ISBN

9780791098400


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