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By Sarah Hatchuel

Is William Shakespeare's Antony and Cleopatra a sequel to the sooner Julius Caesar? If this query increases problems with authorship and reception, it additionally interrogates the development of dramatic sequels: how does a playtext finally turn into the follow-up of one other textual content? This booklet explores how dramatic works written sooner than and after Shakespeare's time have inspired us to view Shakespeare's Julius Caesar and Antony and Cleopatra as strongly interconnected performs, encouraging their sequelization within the theater and paving the way in which towards the filmic conflations of the 20th century. Uniquely mixing theories of literary and filmic intertextuality with problems with race and gender, and written by means of an skilled writer knowledgeable either in early smooth and picture reviews, this ebook can simply locate its position in any syllabus in Shakespeare or in media experiences, in addition to in a variety of cultural and literary courses.

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