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Julius Caesar (Norton Critical Editions)



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FOLGER Shakespeare Library: the world's leading center for Shakespeare studies. Each edition includes: - Freshly edited text based on the best early printed version of the play - Full explanatory notes conveniently placed on pages facing the text of the play - Scene-by-scene plot summaries - A key to famous lines and phrases - An introduction to reading Shakespeare's language - An essay by a leading Shakespeare scholar providing a modern perspective on the play - Illustrations from the Folger Shakespeare

Table of Contents

List of Illustrationsp. vii
Map: Plan of Caesar's Romep. viii
Map: Detail of Forum Areap. ix
Introductionp. xi
Acknowledgmentsp. xlvi
A Note on the Textp. xlvii
The Text of Julius Caesarp. 1
Sources and Contextsp. 83
Sourcesp. 85
Plutarch: From The Life of Julius Caesarp. 85
Plutarch: From The Life of Marcus Brutusp. 101
Plutarch: From The Life of Marcus Tullius Cicerop. 115
Possible Sourcesp. 119
Appian of Alexandria: From The Civil Warsp. 119
Suetonius: From The Historie of Twelve Caesarsp. 122
Analoguesp. 128
From The Boke Named the Governourp. 128
From The Mirror for Magistratesp. 130
Shakespeare and Roman Historyp. 137
From Shakespeare and the Elizabethan Romansp. 137
Shaping a Narrativep. 147
[Caesar in Literary Tradition]p. 147
Criticismp. 153
Early Commentaryp. 155
From The Works of William Shakespearep. 155
From Shakespeare in the Theatrep. 155
Front Unsigned Essay on Julius Caesarp. 158
[Julius Caesar]p. 162
[Characters]p. 165
Modern Commentaryp. 171
From Historical Tragedyp. 171
[Love and Honor]p. 181
[Role-Playing]p. 189
From Caesar's Ambiguous Endp. 199
[Rhetoric, Poetry, Republic]p. 211
[Assassination and Mob Violence]p. 214
Performance Historyp. 221
From Shakespeare's Theater of Presencep. 223
From Brutus in Julius Caesarp. 232
From Shakespeare in Hollywood, 1929-1956p. 241
Film and Audiorecording Bibliographyp. 245
Selected Bibliographyp. 247
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