Caesar and Cleopatra
The Floating Press, 01.06.2011 - 163 Seiten
George Bernard Shaw's 1898 take on the storied love affair between the Egyptian queen and Roman leader offers new insight into the political machinations that spurred the romance. Throughout the subtly layered drama, Shaw tackles weighty questions about the value of forgiveness and the true impact of civilization and human progress.
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LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - jonfaith - www.librarything.com
Lovely play but I was at a loss to imagine a successful staging. This is vast and epic while insistently self aware, emplacing it’s own sense of history upon a lineage we believe to know from another ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - janerawoof - LibraryThing
Delightful play on the interaction between J. Caesar, here presented by Shaw as a wise avuncular idealist, and Cleopatra, the giggly teenage queen of Egypt. Caesar teaches her to be a real queen and ... Vollständige Rezension lesen