Works of G. B. Shaw: Caesar And Cleopatra: Brief Summary And Remarks

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From: Monarch Notes
Date: 19630101
Author:Shaw, George Bernard

Shaw, George Bernard
Monarch Notes
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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