Caesar and Cleopatra satirizes Shakespeare’s use of history and comments wryly on the politics of Shaw’s own time, but the undertone of melancholy makes it one of his most affecting plays.
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About George Bernard Shaw
George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950) is one of the world’s greatest literary figures. Born in Dublin, Ireland, he left school at fourteen and in 1876 went to London, where he began his literary career with a series of unsuccessful novels. In… More about George Bernard Shaw
Published by Penguin Classics Jun 27, 2006| 160 Pages| 5-1/16 x 7-3/4| ISBN 9780143039778