The Tragedy of Antony and Cleo

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The Tragedy of Antony and Cleo

William Shakespeare


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“A magnificent drama of passion and war, this riveting play presents the complicated relationship between the seductive, cunning Egyptian queen Cleopatra and the Roman leader Mark Antony, a man torn between an empire and love.

This revised Signet Classics edition includes unique features such as:

• An overview of Shakespeare’s life, world, and theater

• A special introduction to the play by the editor, Sylvan Barnet

• A selection from Plutarch’s Lives of Noble Grecians and Romans, the source from which Shakespeare derived Antony and Cleopatra

• Dramatic criticism from Samuel Johnson, A. C. Bradley, John F. Danby, and others

• A comprehensive stage and screen history of notable actors, directors, and productions

• Text, notes, and commentaries printed in the clearest, most readable text

• And more…”