Power William Shakespeare



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Why, what is pomp, rule, reign, but earth and dust? And, live we how we can, yet die we must What is the true meaning of power? Are some simply born to it or can it be acquired like a skill? Does it always breed corruption and greed or can it be a force for good? From kings to prisoners and from battle-fields to courts, Shakespeares peerless understanding of power and its repercussions remains as pertinent today as it has ever been. Selected from Macbeth, Julius Caesar, A Winters Tale, Measure for Measure, Henry V, Richard II VINTAGE MINIS: GREAT MINDS. BIG IDEAS. LITTLE BOOKS. A series of short books by the worlds greatest writers on the experiences that make us human Also in the Vintage Minis series: Independence by Charlotte Bronte Injustice by Richard Wright Money by Yuval Noah Harari Love by Jeanette Winterson

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