New PDF release: Antony and Cleopatra (Modern Library Classics)

By William Shakespeare

ISBN-10: 0812969189

ISBN-13: 9780812969184

Written on the top of Shakespeare’s occupation and that includes his such a lot hovering poetic idiom, Antony and Cleopatra is either an immortal love tale and a political drama performed out on a world scale.

Under the editorial supervision of Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen, of today’s so much complete Shakespearean students, this contemporary Library sequence contains definitive texts and authoritative notes from William Shakespeare: whole Works. every one play contains an advent in addition to an outline of Shakespeare’s theatrical occupation; observation on previous and present productions in response to interviews with top administrators, actors, and architects; scene-by-scene research; key evidence concerning the paintings; a chronology of Shakespeare’s lifestyles and occasions; and black-and-white illustrations.

Ideal for college students, theater pros, and basic readers, those smooth and available variations from the Royal Shakespeare corporation set a brand new typical in Shakespearean literature for the twenty-first century.

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Now I know why I was always scared by her radical views, her hostility to the Church, and I bless Our Lord's wisdom in not sending us children. Now when I learn that she prefers the caresses of a murderer and a thief to my straightforward affection, that part is explained too. And yet I feel bound to cry out to her: My little Katharina, if only you had stayed with me! As the years went by we too would one day have been able to own a home and a small car, I could hardly have offered you a Porsche, merely such modest happiness as can be offered by an honest workingman who doesn't trust the unions.

Her brother. Katharina herself, at four, at six, as a First Communicant at ten, as a bride of twenty; her husband; the Gemmelsbroich pastor, neighbors, relatives, various photos of Else Woltersheim; then an older man, not immediately identifiable, who looked rather jolly and turned out to be Mr. Fehnern, the guilty accountant. Not a single 52 THE LOST HONOR OF KATHARINA BLUM picture of anyone who could be made to link up with Beizmenne's theories. 5. A passport issued in the name of Katharina Brettloh nee Blum.

The record contained the words "nice to me," Blum insisted on the word "gracious," and when the word "kind" was suggested instead, "gracious" being considered somewhat oldfashioned, she became indignant and declared that "niceness" and "kindness" had nothing to do with "graciousness," and it was with graciousness that she felt the Blornas had always treated her. 19 Meanwhile the occupants of the building had been questioned; most of them had little or nothing to tell about Katharina Blum. They had occasionally met in the elevator and passed the time of day, they knew 31 HEINRICH BÖLL that the red Volkswagen belonged to her, some had thought she was a private secretary, others that she was a buyer in a department store; she had always been smartly turned out, pleasant, although a bit on the reserved side.

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