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Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Statementthe first modern edition of his lost play, with an introduction and notes by Arthur Phillips
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3616.H45 T73 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24538343M
ISBN 109781400066476
LC Control Number2010021192
OCLC/WorldCa642509062

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Book Summary. The Tragedy of Arthur is an emotional and elaborately constructed tour de force from bestselling and critically acclaimed novelist Arthur Phillips. Its doomed hero is Arthur Phillips, a young man struggling with a larger-than-life father, a con artist who works wonders of deception but is a most unreliable parent.   The Tragedy of Arthur is an emotional and elaborately constructed tour de force from “one of the best writers in America” (The Washington Post).Its doomed hero is Arthur Phillips, a young novelist struggling with a con artist father who works wonders of deception. Imprisoned for decades and nearing the end of his life, Arthur’s father reveals a treasure he’s kept secret for half a Brand: Random House Publishing Group.   I have to say that The Tragedy of Arthur, King of Britain, Newly Corrected and Augmented by William Shakespeare is a good-looking book. The long-lost play itself is pages, a little longer than Author: Jane Smiley.   Imprisoned for decades and nearing the end of his life, Arthur’s father reveals a treasure he’s kept secret for half a century: The Tragedy of Arthur, a previously unknown play by William Shakespeare. Arthur and his twin sister inherit their father’s mission: to see the manuscript published and acknowledged as the Bard’s last great gift /5(67).

The Tragedy of Arthur is an emotional and elaborately constructed tour de force from “one of the best writers in America” (The Washington Post). Its doomed hero is Arthur Phillips, a young novelist struggling with a con artist father who works wonders of deception.   The show revolves around a booklet purporting to be a quarto of a supposedly lost history by Shakespeare that covers the reign of Britain’s King Arthur back in the Dark Ages.   The Tragedy of Arthur, the new novel by Arthur Phillips, tells the story of a con man, his son and an undiscovered work by William Shakespeare. The Tragedy of Julius Caesar (First Folio title: The Tragedie of Ivlivs Cæsar) is a history play and tragedy by William Shakespeare first performed in It is one of several plays written by Shakespeare based on true events from Roman history, such as Coriolanus and Antony and Cleopatra.. Set in Rome in 44 BC, the play depicts the moral dilemma of Brutus as he joins a conspiracy led by.

: The tragedy of Julius Caesar (): Shakespeare, William, Innes, Arthur D. Books/5(12).   The plea fails, and the last hundred pages of the book contain the text of "The Tragedy of Arthur by William Shakespeare," complete with summary and scholarly footnotes. Arthur Phillips.   The last pages of Arthur Phillips’s new novel, “The Tragedy of Arthur,” consist of a five-act play, for the most part in blank verse and replete with Elizabethan diction and syntax, entitled. Shakespearean tragedy is the designation given to most tragedies written by playwright William of his history plays share the qualifiers of a Shakespearean tragedy, but because they are based on real figures throughout the History of England, they were classified as "histories" in the First Roman tragedies—Julius Caesar, Antony and Cleopatra and Coriolanus—are.