Julius Caesar

September 27, 2006|
Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare
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The Annotated Shakespeare Series allowsreaders to fully understand and enjoy the rich plays of the world’s greatest dramatist

The first tragedy to be played in the new Globe Theatre, Julius Caesar is set at a crucial turning point in Roman history, as the Republican gives way to the imperial. Safely removed in time and place from Shakespeare’s Elizabethan England, Rome makes the perfect laboratory for the playwright’s free-ranging political analysis.

This fully annotated version of Julius Caesar makesthe play completely accessible to readers in the twenty-first century. It has been carefully assembled with students, teachers, and the general reader in mind. Eminent linguist and translator Burton Raffel offers generous help with vocabulary and usage of Elizabethan English, pronunciation, prosody, and alternative readings of phrases and lines. His on-page annotations provide readers with all the tools they need to comprehend the play and begin to explore its many possible interpretations. 
Burton Raffel is Distinguished Professor of Arts and Humanities Emeritus and professor of English emeritus, University of Louisiana at Lafayette. His most recent of many edited and translated publications is Das Nibelungenlied, published by Yale University Press. He lives in Lafayette. Harold Bloom, Sterling Professor of the Human...
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Title:Julius Caesar
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:192 pages, 7.75 X 5 X 0.5 in
Shipping dimensions:192 pages, 7.75 X 5 X 0.5 in
Published:September 27, 2006
Publisher:Yale University Press
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780300108095

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