William Shakespeare | Critical Essay by Jan H. Blits

This literature criticism consists of approximately 22 pages of analysis & critique of William Shakespeare.
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Critical Essay by Jan H. Blits

SOURCE: Blits, Jan H. “Manliness and Friendship in Shakespeare's Julius Caesar.Interpretation: A Journal of Political Philosophy 9, nos. 2-3 (September 1981): 155-67.

In the following essay, Blits contends that the antique virtue of manliness is the basis of true friendship in Julius Caesar.

The city of Rome had besides its proper name another secret one, known only to a few. It is believed by some to have been “Valentia,” the Latin translation of “Roma” [“strength” in Greek]; others think it was “Amor” (“Roma” read backwards).

—G. W. F. Hegel, The Philosophy of History, Part III, Section 1

Shakespeare's Julius Caesar examines the lives and souls of the sort of men who made republican Rome the...

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