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Antony and Cleopatra

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ISBN-10: 0521445841

ISBN-13: 9780521445849

Edition: 1994

Authors: William Shakespeare, Mary Berry, Michael Clamp, Rex Gibson

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This new edition of Shakespeare's play takes into account the work of the Shakespeare and Schools Project, the national curriculum for English, developments at GCSE and A-level, and the probable development of English and Drama throughout the 1990s. Cambridge School Shakespeare considers Antony and Cleopatra as theatre and its text as script, enabling students to inhabit the imaginative world of the play in an accessible, meaningful and creative way. It approaches the play in a new way, encouraging students to participate actively in examining it, to work in groups as well as individually, to treat the play as a script to be re-created, and to explore the theatrical/dramatic qualities of…    
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Book details

List price: $18.69
Copyright year: 1994
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 5/26/1994
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.836
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,…    

Mary Berry is the author of more than sixty cookery books, including her bestselling Aga book. She has presented several television cookery series and is a regular guest on programmes such as 'Saturday Cooks'. She contributes to radio programmes and cookery magazines, and is loved for her practical and unfussy approach to preparing and serving food. She gives many demonstrations around the country and when at home loves being with her family and tending to her lovely garden, her other great passion.

Foreword
Introduction
Antony and Cleopatra in Performance
The Playhouse
Antony and Cleopatra
Date and Text
Textual Notes
Shakespeare's Sources
Further Reading
Memorable Lines