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Oxford Shakespeare Antony and Cleopatra

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ISBN-10: 0192834258

ISBN-13: 9780192834256

Edition: 1994

Authors: William Shakespeare, Michael Neill

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Book details

List price: $10.95
Copyright year: 1994
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/18/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 400
Size: 5.25" wide x 7.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

William Shakespeare, 1564 - 1616 Although there are many myths and mysteries surrounding William Shakespeare, a great deal is actually known about his life. He was born in Stratford-Upon-Avon, son of John Shakespeare, a prosperous merchant and local politician and Mary Arden, who had the wealth to send their oldest son to Stratford Grammar School. At 18, Shakespeare married Anne Hathaway, the 27-year-old daughter of a local farmer, and they had their first daughter six months later. He probably developed an interest in theatre by watching plays performed by traveling players in Stratford while still in his youth. Some time before 1592, he left his family to take up residence in London,…    

Michael Neill is Emeritus Professor of English at the University of Auckland and Professor of Early Modern Literature at the University of Kent. He is the author of Issues of Death: Mortality and Identity in English Renaissance Tragedy and Putting History to the Question. His editions include Antony and Cleopatra and Othello for the Oxford Shakespeare, Middleton's The Changeling for New Mermaids, and Massinger's The Renegado for Arden Early Modern Drama.

List of Illustrations
Chronology of Historical Events
Introduction
Reception
Sources
Date and Publication
The Play in Performance
Interpretation
The Pattern of Anticlimax
The Dislocation of Identity
The Play of Perspective: Enobarbus as Choric Fool
The Rhythms of Nostalgia
The Reach of Paradox: Doing and Undoing (1)
Gender and Self-Loss
The Properties of the Self
Finis coronat opus: Doing and Undoing (2)
Editorial Procedures
Abbreviations and References
Anthony And Cleopatra
The Life of Marcus Antonius
A Note on the Staging of 4.16 and 5.2
A Note on Pronoun Usage
A Note on Lineation
Index