Antony and Cleopatra
Part of a series which reviews the plays of Shakespeare in the context of Shakespeare's life and times. Each play is summarized, using as much of the original text as possible. The main characters are described - their appearance, their personality and their motivation - and the illustrations display the characters in costume to help the reader relate to the times in which the play is set. This particular book looks at the play Antony and Cleopatra.
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