The Head and the Hands on the Rostra: Marcus Tullius Cicero as a Sign of Its Times

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URI: http://nbn-resolving.de/urn:nbn:de:bsz:21-opus-49427
http://hdl.handle.net/10900/46728
Dokumentart: (wissenschaftlicher) Artikel
Date: 1991
Source: Connotations ; 00101,034
Language: English
Faculty: 5 Philosophische Fakultät
Department: Anglistik, Amerikanistik
DDC Classifikation: 820 - English and Old English literatures
Keywords: Karl <England, König, I.> , Monarchismus
Other Keywords:
Monarchism , Charles I , King of England
ISBN: 0939-5482
License: Publishing license including print on demand
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Abstract:

Though it has long been submerged in the flood of publications that poured forth from the mid-century presses and probably has been lost the more readily because its author chose to remain anonymous, Marcus Tullius Cicero is a good play to read and know about. The essay argues that it tells Cicero's story with gravity, dignity, and skill, and that it also may be read as an expression of the antimonarchic feeling of a much later time.

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