Julius Caesar Part 2 – MP3


Recorded in Sonoma, California – April 28, 1990. This is a 45MB audio file approximately 60 minutes in length.


Gil Bailie examines William Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar through the lens of René Girard. Shakespeare’s play looks at the volatile transition from republican Rome to Imperial Rome. Act 2 begins with Brutus’ self-seduction into the conspiracy to kill Caesar. “Therefore it is meet that noble minds keep ever with their likes, for who so firm that cannot be seduced?”

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