Julius Caesar

THIS EDITION INCLUDES: • An illuminating introduction to Julius Caesar by award-winning scholar Jonathan Bate • The play - with clear and authoritative explanatory notes on each page • A helpful scene-by-scene analysis and key facts ...

Julius Caesar

'Invigorating, radical and original ... I look forward to using it at my desk and perhaps in my classroom over many years, enjoying Jonathan Bate's perceptive comments, trusting Eric Rasmussen's textual scholarship.' – Professor Peter Holland, Times Literary Supplement From the Royal Shakespeare Company – a fresh new edition of Shakespeare's drama of the conflict between one man's ambition and the good of the state. THIS EDITION INCLUDES: • An illuminating introduction to Julius Caesar by award-winning scholar Jonathan Bate • The play - with clear and authoritative explanatory notes on each page • A helpful scene-by-scene analysis and key facts about the play • An introduction to Shakespeare's career and the Elizabethan theatre • A rich exploration of approaches to staging the play featuring photographs of key productions The most enjoyable way to understand a Shakespeare play is to see it or participate in it. This unique edition presents a historical overview of Julius Caesar in performance, recommends film versions, takes a detailed look at specific productions and includes interviews with three leading directors - Lucy Bailey, David Farr and Edward Hall - so that we may get a sense of the extraordinary variety of interpretations that are possible, a variety that gives Shakespeare his unique capacity to be reinvented and made 'our contemporary' four centuries after his death. Ideal for students, theatre-goers, actors and general readers, the RSC Shakespeare plays offer an accessible and contemporary approach to reading and rediscovering Shakespeare's works for the twenty-first century.

More Books:

Julius Caesar
Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: William Shakespeare
Categories: Drama
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-04-01 - Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

'Invigorating, radical and original ... I look forward to using it at my desk and perhaps in my classroom over many years, enjoying Jonathan Bate's perceptive comments, trusting Eric Rasmussen's textual scholarship.' – Professor Peter Holland, Times Literary Supplement From the Royal Shakespeare Company – a fresh new edition of
Julius Caesar and the Transformation of the Roman Republic
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Tom Stevenson
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-10-30 - Publisher: Routledge

Julius Caesar and the Transformation of the Roman Republic provides an accessible introduction to Caesar’s life and public career. It outlines the main phases of his career with reference to prominent social and political concepts of the time. This approach helps to explain his aims, ideals, and motives as rooted
Julius Caesar
Language: en
Pages: 480
Authors: Philip Freeman
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-05-13 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

More than two thousand years after his death, Julius Caesar remains one of the great figures of history. He shaped Rome for generations, and his name became a synonym for "emperor" -- not only in Rome but as far away as Germany and Russia. He is best known as the
Julius Caesar
Language: sv
Pages: 70
Authors: Philip Freeman
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009 - Publisher:

Books about Julius Caesar
Shakespeare's Julius Caesar
Language: de
Pages: 154
Authors: William Shakespeare
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 1857 - Publisher:

Books about Shakespeare's Julius Caesar