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By Keith Linley

This attractive ebook offers in-depth dialogue of a number of the impacts that an viewers in 1607 could have delivered to studying ‘Antony and Cleopatra’. How did humans take into consideration the realm, approximately God, approximately sin, approximately kings, approximately civilized behavior? find out about the social hierarchy, gender relationships, court docket corruption, classification tensions, the literary profile of the time, the concept that of tragedy – and the entire subversions, transgressions, and oppositions that made the play an unsettling photo of a disintegrating global misplaced via ardour and machination.

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