By Keith Linley
This attractive e-book presents in-depth dialogue of some of the affects that an viewers in 1607 might have dropped at examining ‘Antony and Cleopatra’. How did humans take into consideration the area, approximately God, approximately sin, approximately kings, approximately civilized behavior? find out about the social hierarchy, gender relationships, court docket corruption, type tensions, the literary profile of the time, the concept that of tragedy – and all of the subversions, transgressions, and oppositions that made the play an unsettling photograph of a disintegrating global misplaced via ardour and machination.
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'Antony and Cleopatra' in Context: The Politics of Passion (Anthem Perspectives in Literature) by Keith Linley