Julius Caesar: Ignatius Critical Editions

May 1, 2012|
Julius Caesar: Ignatius Critical Editions by William Shakespeare
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Though a staple in high school English classes, Julius Caesar is not a simple play. Seemingly irreconcilable forces are at work: fate and free will, the changeableness and stubbornness of ambitious men, the demands of public service and the desire for private gain. Drawn from history as recorded by Plutarch, the major characters-Caesar, Brutus, Cassius, and Mark Antony-are complex, as are the twists and turns of their fortunes. What kind of man rises to power? What price does he pay when he becomes a politician? These questions raised by Shakespeare are relevant in every age, whether ancient Rome, Elizabethan England, or even in our own day.
Joseph Pearce, director of the Aquinas Center for Faith and Culture at Aquinas College in Nashville, is the author of three books on Shakespeare, all published by Ignatius Press, and is the editor of the Ignatius Critical Editions of Romeo and Juliet, The Merchant of Venice, Julius Caesar, Hamlet, King Lear, and Macbeth. He is editor o...
Title:Julius Caesar: Ignatius Critical Editions
Product dimensions:240 pages, 7.9 X 5.2 X 1 in
Shipping dimensions:240 pages, 7.9 X 5.2 X 1 in
Published:May 1, 2012
Publisher:Ignatius Press
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781586176167

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