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The Pillar of the World

Antony and Cleopatra in Shakespeare’s Development

Julian Markels

Table of Contents
1. Antony and Cleopatra in Shakespeare’s Development
2. The Public and Private Worlds of Antony and Cleopatra
3. The Early History of the Public Theme: The Ideal of Order in The Henriad and Julius Caesar
4. The Later History of the Theme: Displacement of the Ideal in Hamlet and King Lear
5. The Ideal of Order Surpassed: Resolution and Apotheosis in Antony and Cleopatra
6. The Protean Language of the Man—Made World
Postscript: The Tempest
Bibliographic Note
Back Matter

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