Rome and rhetoric : Shakespeare's Julius Caesar /

Renaissance plays and poetry in England were saturated with the formal rhetorical twists that Latin education made familiar to audiences and readers. Yet a formally educated man like Ben Jonson was unable to make these ornaments come to life in his two classical Roman plays. Garry Wills, focusing hi...

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Main Author: Wills, Garry, 1934-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New Haven, CT : Yale University Press, [2011]
Series:Anthony Hecht lectures in the humanities.
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