Antony and Cleopatra by William Shakespeare

Antony and Cleopatra

byWilliam Shakespeare

Kobo ebook | March 16, 2017

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Antony and Cleopatra is a tragedy by William Shakespeare. The play was performed first circa 1607 at the Blackfriars Theatre or the Globe Theatre by the King's Men. Its first appearance in print was in the Folio of 1623.

The plot is based on Thomas North's translation of Plutarch's Lives and follows the relationship between Cleopatra and Mark Antony from the time of the Sicilian revolt to Cleopatra's suicide during the Final War of the Roman Republic. The major antagonist is Octavius Caesar, one of Antony's fellow triumvirs of the Second Triumvirate and the first emperor of the Roman Empire. The tragedy is mainly set in Rome and Egypt, and is characterized by swift shifts in geographical location and linguistic register as it alternates between sensual, imaginative Alexandria and a more pragmatic, austere Rome.

Title:Antony and CleopatraFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:March 16, 2017Publisher:Consumer Oriented Ebooks PublisherLanguage:English

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ISBN:9990052708348

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