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Author Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.

Title Antony and Cleopatra / William Shakespeare ; edited, fully annotated, and introduced by Burton Raffel ; with an essay by Harold Bloom
Published New Haven : Yale University Press, [2007]
©2007

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 MELB  820.33 A6A2/B 2007  AVAILABLE
 W'BOOL  820.33 A6A2/B 2007  AVAILABLE
Description xxxvii, 215 pages ; 20 cm
Series The annotated Shakespeare
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Works. 2003. Yale University Press.
Contents About this book -- Introduction -- Some essentials of the Shakespearean stage -- Antony and Cleopatra -- An essay by Harold Bloom
Summary "In no other play has Shakespeare created two such equally titanic personages as Rome's great soldier and statesman Mark Antony and the Egyptian Queen Cleopatra. The story of their irresistible attraction, their jealous quarrels and betrayals, and the effects on friends and subjects of their ruinous choices is a tale leading irretrievably to despair and defeat. Their suicides, however, strike us as a kind of triumph. Shakespeare stood at the height of his powers when he penned this great tragedy, one of the last he produced."--BOOK JACKET
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt, -30 B.C. -- Drama.
Antonius, Marcus, 83 B.C.?-30 B.C. -- Drama.
Queens -- Egypt -- Drama.
Romans -- Egypt -- Drama.
Egypt -- History -- 332-30 B.C. -- Drama.
Rome -- History -- Civil War, 43-31 B.C. -- Drama.
Genre/Form Drama.
Author Bloom, Harold.
Raffel, Burton.
LC no. 2007021005
ISBN 9780300124736 (paperback)