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Coriolanus (Arden Edition)

Coriolanus (Arden Edition)
Your Price: $21.50 CDN
Author: William Shakespeare
Edited by: Peter Holland
Publisher: Bloomsbury
Series: The Arden Shakespeare Third Series
Format: Softcover
# of Pages: 536
Pub. Date: 2013
ISBN-10: 1904271286
ISBN-13: 9781904271284
About the Play:

This Roman play is one of Shakespeare's last tragedies, best known for its political and military themes. Its hero, Coriolanus, is a proud General who does not hesitate to show his arrogant and outspoken contempt of the Roman rabble. The Tribunes banish him and he raises an army to take his revenge on Rome. He finally concedes to the pleas of his mother to spare the city and leaves only to be publicly killed by his former allies.

What people say:

"This is a mighty powerhouse of a work: passionately outward-looking in its engagement with the play's afterlife in theatre, poetry and film... Holland's style is delightfully engaging and inclusive... This is a remarkable piece of scholarship, and an indispensable work for anyone wishing to understand Coriolanus better." - Jane Kingsley-Smith, Roehampton University, UK, Around the Globe

About the Playwright:

William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616) was an English dramatist, poet, and actor, generally regarded as the greatest playwright of all time.

About the Editor:

Peter Holland holds the McMeel Family Chair in Shakespeare Studies in the Department of Film, Television and Theatre and is Associate Dean for the Arts at the University of Notre Dame. He was formerly Director of the Shakespeare Institute, Stratford-upon-Avon and is editor of Shakespeare Survey and co-general editor of the Oxford Shakespeare Topics series.