By Sara M. Deats

Complementing different volumes within the Shakespeare feedback sequence, this number of twenty unique essays will extend the serious contexts within which Antony and Cleopatra may be loved as either literature and theater. The essays will disguise a large spectrum of issues and make the most of a range of scholarly methodologies, together with textual and performance-oriented ways, intertextual reviews, in addition to feminist, psychoanalytical, Marxist, and postcolonial inquiries. the amount also will function an in depth creation by way of the editor surveying the under-examined functionality historical past and important trends/legacy of this complicated play. participants contain fashionable Shakespeare students David Bevington, Dympna Callaghan, Leeds Barroll, David Fuller, Dorothea Kehler, and Linda Woodbridge.

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