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September 15, 2021 70 min

ALI Fellow Katherine Bradshaw returns to New Humanists, in installment number two of our discussion of Shakespeare's Roman plays. This week, we talk about The Tragedy of Julius Caesar. What happened to the nascent republic of Coriolanus? Why does a dictator now rule Rome? And how does his murder give birth to a new regime?

Jan Blits's edition of Julius Caesar:

Blits's monograph, Rome and the Spirit of Caesar:

René Girard's Theater of Envy:

Plutarch's Life of Caesar (free):*.html

Plutarch's Life of Caesar (Greek-English):

Suetonius' The Twelve Caesars (English):

Suetonius's The Twelve Caesars Vol. I (English-Latin):

Julius Caesar, 1953 film:

Julius Caesar, 2017 Royal Shakespeare Company production:

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