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"O'me alone?": Aristotle and the failure of autarky in Shakespeare's Coriolanus

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2020-January-01
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This thesis offers an Aristotelian reading of <em>Coriolanus, </em>with the goal of assessing the viability of individual self-sufficiency.<em></em> As political and moral treatises, Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics and Politics are valuable intertexts through which Shakespeare's more imaginative work may be analyzed...

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Freedom and Unfreedom in the Visigothic Kingdoms: Evidence from the Formulae Visigothicae

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2023-April-28
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The late antique and early medieval period is typically thought of as a time of change. In slavery studies, Marxist historiography argues that the period marks the shift from the "slave" to the "feudal" mode of production, and its detractors...

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