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When To See Macbeth? Tuesday, April 12 FIRST WITCH. Where the place? SECOND WITCH: Upon the heath. THIRD WITCH. There to meet with Macbeth.
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Fame, Power, Jacobean Shakespeare: Antony and Cleopatra Lecture 1
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Sources and HistorY Plutarch, Parallel Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans (Plutarch CE 46-120) “Englished” by Thomas North in 1579 Source for Shakespeare’s Roman Plays Antony and Cleopatra (1607) is a sequel to Julius Caesar (1599)
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1st and 2nd Triumvirates: Coalition of Caesar, Pompey and Crassus, then, official in 43 BC Antony, Lepidus and Octavian (or Octavius Ceasar, son of Julius Caesar) Pompey, once part of the "first Triumvirate,” was defeated at Pharsalus (Thessaly) and was murdered in 48; Caesar triumphed over the sons of Pompey in 45 (Beginning of Julius Caesar ) Julius Caesar's dictatorship.
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Cleopatra born in 69 BCE, makes her 39 at her death Antony in 83 BCE, makes him 52-3 at his
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From years in Plutarch to 12 days; historic time of 40 to 30 BC. First 3 days Day 1: 1. 1-3: In Alexandria, City at bottom of Nile, Egypt; News of Fulvia’s death. Day 2: 1. 4-2.3: Rome. Caesar expresses anger to Lepidus about Antony; Pompey at war w/ Caesar. 2.2: SACRED HONOR: Antony makes up with Caesar, takes Octavia as wife. 2.3: Octavia and Antony momentarily matrimonial. Day 3: 2. 4: Lepidus’s house: scene
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Genre: Tragedy, or History? Tragedy of Antony? Or of Antony and Cleopatra (like Romeo and Juliet) Or the most extensive History play, about the final end of an old order in Rome, and the inauguration of a new, led by the cold, calculating emperor Octavius Caesar (Augustus) Or about the mythic proportions of two flawed heroes and the clash of Egypt and Roman civilization? Antony “I and my sword will earn our
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p. 7, 1.1.1ff: Philo: p. 109 3.4.164ff Nay, but this dotage of our general's O'erflows the measure: those his goodly eyes, That o'er the files and musters of the war Have glow'd like plated Mars , now bend, now turn, The office and devotion of their view Upon a tawny front : his captain's heart, Which in the scuffles of great fights hath burst The buckles on his breast, reneges all temper,
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Flourish. Enter Antony, Cleopatra, her Ladies, the Train… PHILO:Look where they come: Take but good note, and you shall see in him The triple pillar of the world transform'd Into a strumpet's fool: behold and see. CLEOPATRA: If it be love indeed, tell me
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This note was uploaded on 11/12/2011 for the course ENGLISH 350:323 taught by Professor Fulton during the Spring '11 term at Rutgers.

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