The End of the Ancient Republic: Essays on Julius Caesar

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Carolina Academic Press, 1982 - Literary Criticism - 95 pages
While recent criticism of Shakespeare's Julius Caesar has stressed the corruption of both the common people and the Republic's enemies within the patrician class, this book argues that at the core of the play lies the less obvious but more important corruption of the regime's leading defenders, particularly Brutus.

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Jan H. Blits teaches philosophy and literature at the University of Delaware.

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