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From: Monarch Notes
Author:Shaw, George Bernard
Shaw, George Bernard
Caesar And Cleopatra: Brief Summary And Remarks
The play was first published in a volume called Three Plays for Puritans.
There is a general preface to the volume. Part of the preface deals
specifically with Caesar and Cleopatra. This section is called "Better Than
Shakespeare?" (This is Shaw's invariable spelling of the name, more usually
seen as "Shakespeare.")
Shaw states that one reason he has written Caesar and Cleopatra is his
dissatisfaction with Shakespeare's Antony and Cleopatra and Julius Caesar. The
trouble with Antony and Cleopatra ...
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