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Julius Caesar - (Pelican Shakespeare) by William Shakespeare (Paperback)

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Shakespeare's cautionary tale about the dangers of upending democracy, Julius Caesar, which recently ran at the Public Theater's Shakespeare in the Park.

Winner of the 2016 AIGA + Design Observer 50 Books 50 Covers competition

This edition of Julius Caesar is edited by William Montgomery with an introduction by Douglas Trevor and was recently repackaged with cover art by Manuja Waldia. Waldia received a Gold Medal from the Society of Illustrators for the Pelican Shakespeare series.

The legendary Pelican Shakespeare series features authoritative and meticulously researched texts paired with scholarship by renowned Shakespeareans. Each book includes an essay on the theatrical world of Shakespeare's time, an introduction to the individual play, and a detailed note on the text used. Updated by general editors Stephen Orgel and A. R. Braunmuller, these easy-to-read editions incorporate over thirty years of Shakespeare scholarship undertaken since the original series, edited by Alfred Harbage, appeared between 1956 and 1967. With stunning new covers, definitive texts, and illuminating essays, the Pelican Shakespeare will remain a valued resource for students, teachers, and theater professionals for many years to come.

For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.



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"Gorgeous new Shakespeare paperbacks."
--Marlon James, author of A Brief History of Seven Killings

"I have been using the Pelican Shakespeare for years in my lecture course--it's invaluable, the best individual-volume series available for students."
--Marjorie Garber, William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of English and Visual and Environmental Studies, Harvard University




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William Shakespeare was born in Stratford-upon-Avon in April 1564, and his birth is traditionally celebrated on April 23. The facts of his life, known from surviving documents, are sparse. He died on April 23, 1616, and was buried in Holy Trinity Church, Stratford.

William Montgomery (editor) is the coeditor of The Complete Oxford Shakespeare, joint textual editor of The Norton Shakespeare, and coauthor of William Shakespeare: A Textual Companion.

Douglas Trevor (Introduction) is a professor of English at the University of Michigan.

Dimensions (Overall): 7.6 Inches (H) x 5.1 Inches (W) x .5 Inches (D)
Weight: .3 Pounds
Suggested Age: 22 Years and Up
Number of Pages: 160
Genre: Drama
Sub-Genre: Shakespeare
Series Title: Pelican Shakespeare
Publisher: Penguin Group
Format: Paperback
Author: William Shakespeare
Language: English
Street Date: November 1, 2016
TCIN: 51403678
UPC: 9780143128601
Item Number (DPCI): 248-20-1680
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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