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WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE: Julij Caesar. Tragedija u pet činova [Julius Caesar]



A second edition of the most popular early translation of Julius Caesar, made by a Croatian writer and translator August Harambašić (1861 – 1911).


12°. 114 pp., original wrappers with lettering, later spine (used condition, cover with a light scratch and a paper stamp in the corner, old owner’s signature on the title page).


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The first translation to Croatian was made already in 1863 by Antun Kazali in Dubrovnik and published in a magazine Slovinac in 1880. The play was performed in Croatian for the first time in 1894 in Zagreb and based on Harambašić’s translation, published in parts in a magazine Prosvjeta in the same year. In the same year his translation was also published in a book form.

This is the second edition of Harambašić’s translation of the entire text, published as a book.

References: OCLC 439242407, 162241953. Cf.: Rudolf Filipović, Shakespeare in Croatia, Studia Romanica et Anglica Zagrabiensia : Revue publiée par les Sections romane, italienne et anglaise de la Faculté des Lettres de l’Université de Zagreb, Vol. – No. 17-18, 1964, p. 10; Rudolf Filipović, Shakespeare in Croatia, An Annotated Bibliography, p. 75; Helena Brautović, William Shakespeare in the Croatian Drama until the Postmodern Period, Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences, 4, 9, 2013, p. 402.

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