Antony and Cleopatra by William Shakespeare.
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Published by Royal Shakespeare Company in [Stratford-upon-Avon] .
Written in English

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  • Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616.

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Edition Notes

Programme of the Royal Shakespeare Company"s 1992 production at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, directed by John Caird.

ContributionsCaird, John., Royal Shakespeare Theatre.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17518776M

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Antony and Cleopatra is a tragic play by William Shakespeare first performed in Read a Plot Overview of the entire play or a scene by scene Summary and Analysis. See a complete list of the characters in Antony and Cleopatra and in-depth analyses of Mark Antony, Cleopatra, and Octavius Caesar. Here's where you'll find analysis about the. William Shakespeare's Antony and Cleopatra is considered a tragedy, though it is also referred to as historical work by some. It was first published in his "first folio" in , but was reportedly first performed at either the Blackfriars or Globe theatre by . Antony and Cleopatra is a tragedy by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written sometime between and It was first printed in the First Folio of The plot is based on Thomas North's translation of Plutarch's Life of Marcus Antonius and follows the relationship between Cleopatra and Mark Antony from the time of the. Enobarbus, Antony’s closest friend, predicts to Caesar’s men that, despite the marriage, Antony will surely return to Cleopatra. In Egypt, Cleopatra learns of Antony’s marriage and flies into a jealous rage. However, when a messenger delivers word that Octavia is plain and unimpressive, Cleopatra becomes confident that she will win Antony.

A complete summary of William Shakespeare's Play, Antony and Cleopatra. Find out more about the neglect of an empire and the passion that leads to a tragic end Summary of William Shakespeare's Antony and Cleopatra: Antony loves Cleopatra, but marries Caesar's sister so that they can be friends, but then leaves and goes to Cleopatra again, and. “Give me my robe, put on my crown; I have Immortal longings in me” ― William Shakespeare, Antony and Cleopatra A great Shakespeare play, but one (for me) that is still overpowered by Shakespeare's earlier tragedies. The story is based on Plutarch's Lives (North's translation). Antony and Cleopatra is a tragedy by William Shakespeare. It was first printed in the First Folio of The plot is based on Thomas North's translation of Plutarch's Life of Markus Antonius and follows the relationship between Cleopatra and Mark Antony from the time of the Parthian War to Cleopatra's suicide. About Antony and Cleopatra. The acclaimed Pelican Shakespeare series edited by A. R. Braunmuller and Stephen Orgel The legendary Pelican Shakespeare series features authoritative and meticulously researched texts paired with scholarship by renowned Shakespeareans.