Antony and Cleopatra (New Cambridge Shakespeare Series) / Edition 2

Antony and Cleopatra (New Cambridge Shakespeare Series) / Edition 2

by William Shakespeare
     
 

ISBN-10: 052161287X

ISBN-13: 9780521612876

Pub. Date: 07/31/2005

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

For this updated edition, David Bevington has included in his introductory section a thorough consideration of recent critical and stage interpretations of Antony and Cleopatra, demonstrating how the theatrical design and imagination of this play make it one of Shakespeare's most remarkable tragedies. The edition is attentive throughout to the play as theatre:

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For this updated edition, David Bevington has included in his introductory section a thorough consideration of recent critical and stage interpretations of Antony and Cleopatra, demonstrating how the theatrical design and imagination of this play make it one of Shakespeare's most remarkable tragedies. The edition is attentive throughout to the play as theatre: a detailed, illustrated account of the stage history is followed, in the commentary, by discussion of staging options offered by the text. An updated reading list completes the edition. First Edition Hb (1990) 0-521-25256-3 First Edition Pb (1990) 0-521-27250-5

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521612876
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
07/31/2005
Series:
New Cambridge Shakespeare Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
304
Sales rank:
625,253
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.91(d)

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Table of Contents

List of illustrations; Preface; List of abbreviations and conventions; Introduction: Date and sources; The contrarieties of critical response; The ironic gap between word and deed; Transcending limits; Genre and structure; Style; Stagecraft; Antony and Cleopatra in performance; Recent critical and stage interpretations; Note on the text; List of characters; THE PLAY; Supplementary note; Textual analysis; Reading list.

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