Julius Caesar

Julius Caesar

by William Shakespeare

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Overview

Shakespeare’s tragic tale of power, politics, friendship, and betrayal in ancient Rome.

Julius Caesar is basking in the glow of military triumph—but his friend Brutus has fallen in with a band of conspirators who argue that Caesar’s ambitions may soon cast a pall of tyranny over Rome’s people. Torn, Brutus finally agrees to pick up a knife and join in assassinating Caesar on the Ides of March.

His act is driven by a fear of dictatorship and a desire to protect the citizenry, but the events that follow will have heart-wrenching consequences, in one of the immortal playwright William Shakepeare’s greatest works.


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ISBN-13: 9781504062978
Publisher: Open Road Media
Publication date: 05/05/2020
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 95
Sales rank: 31,045
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

William Shakespeare was an English poet, playwright, and actor. He is widely regarded as the greatest dramatist in the English language. Shakespeare is often called England’s national poet and the “Bard of Avon.”
William Shakespeare was an English poet, playwright, and actor. He is widely regarded as the greatest dramatist in the English language. Shakespeare is often called England’s national poet and the “Bard of Avon.”
 

Date of Death:

2018

Place of Birth:

Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom

Place of Death:

Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom

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Table of Contents

Introduction Jeremy Lopez; Note on the text; Note on the commentary; List of characters; The play; Textual analysis; Appendix: excerpts from Plutarch; Reading list.

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