Julius Caesar - William Shakespeare Reviews
Description:ISBN 0141012390 / Author: William Shakespeare / Genre: Classic Literature / One of Shakespeare's most political plays, Julius Caesar ... more
Julius Caesar - William Shakespeare ... continued Shakespeare's interest in Roman history, first developed in Titus Andronicus. Drawing on Plutarch, the great historian of Rome, Shakespeare dramatises one of the most crucial moments in Roman history--the assassination of Julius Caesar.
Newest Review: ... and Marullus, however, warn some Roman artisans from being over satisfied, for Caesar is very likely to destroy all traces of ... more
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by - written on 17/11/10 (Not useful, 13 readings)
"Julius Caesar", one of the so-called "Roman Tragedies", was probably produced in 1599, and printed in 1623. It deals with the Roman events of the year 44 BC. It ranks among Shakespeare's best plays, and in some passages reaches very high dramatic pitch and intense pathos. There is great rejoicing in Rome in consequence of Caesar's victory over Pompey. Flavius and Marullus, however, warn some Roman artisans from being over satisfied, for Caesar is very likely to destroy all traces of republican rule in Rome. The festival of the "Lupercalia" is celebrated. Caesar is saluted by the multitude with acclamation. But Roman lovers of ... Read the complete review
by - written on 03/02/10, updated on 03/02/10 (Very useful, 119 readings)
As an English teacher, I am constantly looking for new challenges both for myself and my pupils. This year I had a lively, yet very bright top set so decided to choose Julius Caesar as the Shakespearian play they should study. I had rest most of his plays but this was one which I had not encountered before. However, this enthralled me throughout and I would now say that this is my favourite play; although my pupils may not agree with this statement! *** Plot *** The play is based on true events in Rome - based in 44BC and centres around the assassination of Caesar. The play starts with Caesar returning to Rome as a hero to his citizens after his ... Read the complete review
by - written on 27/10/09 (Very useful, 88 readings)
Julius Caeser is a play by William Shakepeare and is one of his more famous plays, it sits firmly in the tragedy canon of shakespeares work and for me is one of his greatest pieces of work. JC is a brave play because rather than use the assassination of Julius Caeser as an end point for the play instead places the assassination early in the piece, this act rather fools the unwary and shows Shakespeare as a settled strong writer with the bravery to do the unexpected. Shakespeare wrote the play in and around 1599, when he was a well established playwright, he uses the technique of killing the named character very early on in the play but focuses not ... Read the complete review
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