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By Keith Linley

This enticing booklet offers in-depth dialogue of a few of the affects that an viewers in 1607 may have dropped at studying ‘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, courtroom corruption, category 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 photograph of a disintegrating international misplaced via ardour and machination.

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