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By Nicholas Potter

Antony and Cleopatra is one in every of Shakespeare's most generally studied and well known of the 'Roman' performs. it really is both the world's maximum love tale or a tragic story of 2 middle-aged infatuated those that throw away their strength over part the identified international; it truly is concerning the decline and fall of the Roman Empire; it's Shakespeare's sceptical revision of Virgil; it really is approximately soldiership, loyalty and loss, and lots more and plenty extra besides.

This Reader's advisor offers a severe survey of the responses to Antony and Cleopatra from the earliest released money owed to the current day. prime the reader throughout the fabric in a chronological type, the consultant attracts on a wealthy diversity of severe writings, together with Dr Johnson, Coleridge, Bradley and Leavis. Nicholas Potter rigorously relates this fabric to extra normal concerns concerning Shakespearean feedback and scholarship, and the advance of literary historical past and idea. additionally that includes a bankruptcy at the various versions of the play, and a pick out Bibliography to assist extra learn, this booklet is an crucial source for students.

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