Presents the complete text of William Shakespeare's play, "Julius Caesar," as well as a new introduction, a scene-by-scene synopsis, commentary on past and present productions, and an overview of Shakespeare's theatrical career.
"Under the editorial supervision of Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen, two of todays most accomplished Shakespearean scholars, this Modern Library series incorporates definitive texts and authoritative notes from William Shakespeare: Complete Works. Each play includes an Introduction as well as an overview of Shakespeares theatrical career; commentary on past and current productions based on interviews with leading directors, actors, and designers;...
When a young woman is offered the choice ofsaving a man's life at the price of her own chastity, what should she do?
The political and moral corruption of Vienna has driven Duke Vincentio into hiding while his deputy governor, Angelo is left to revive the old discipline of civic authority. Angelos First act is to imprison Claudio, a young nobleman who has gotten his betrothed, Juliet, with child. Under the old laws, this is punishable by death.