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Wyke, Maria

Julius Caesar in Western Culture

Wyke, Maria - Julius Caesar in Western Culture, ebook

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This book explores the significance of Julius Caesar to different periods, societies and people from the 50s BC through to the twenty-first century.
  • This interdisciplinary volume explores the significance of Julius Caesar to different periods, societies and people.
  • Ranges over the fields of religious, military, and political history, archaeology, architecture and urban planning, the visual arts, and literary, film, theatre and cultural studies.
  • Examines representations of Caesar in Italy, France, Germany, Britain, and the United States in particular.
  • Objects of analysis range from Caesar’s own commentaries on the Gallic wars, through Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar, and images of Caesar in Italian fascist popular culture, to contemporary cinema and current debates about American empire.
  • Edited by a leading expert on the reception of ancient Rome.
  • Includes original contributions by international experts on Caesar and his reception.

Keywords: LITERARY CRITICISM / Ancient & Classical LIT004190

Author(s)
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2008
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
384 pages
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781405154710
Printed ISBN
9781405125987

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