Nationalisms, national theatres, and the return of Julius Caesar

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Nationalisms, national theatres, and the return of Julius Caesar. / Dobson, Michael.

Roman Shakespeare: intersecting times, spaces, languages. ed. / Daniela Guardamagna. Oxford : Peter Lang, 2018. p. 33-56 (Cultural interactions: studies in the relationship between the arts; Vol. 42).

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Harvard

Dobson, M 2018, Nationalisms, national theatres, and the return of Julius Caesar. in D Guardamagna (ed.), Roman Shakespeare: intersecting times, spaces, languages. Cultural interactions: studies in the relationship between the arts, vol. 42, Peter Lang, Oxford, pp. 33-56. https://doi.org/10.3726/b11778

APA

Dobson, M. (2018). Nationalisms, national theatres, and the return of Julius Caesar. In D. Guardamagna (Ed.), Roman Shakespeare: intersecting times, spaces, languages (pp. 33-56). (Cultural interactions: studies in the relationship between the arts; Vol. 42). Peter Lang. https://doi.org/10.3726/b11778

Vancouver

Dobson M. Nationalisms, national theatres, and the return of Julius Caesar. In Guardamagna D, editor, Roman Shakespeare: intersecting times, spaces, languages. Oxford: Peter Lang. 2018. p. 33-56. (Cultural interactions: studies in the relationship between the arts). https://doi.org/10.3726/b11778

Author

Dobson, Michael. / Nationalisms, national theatres, and the return of Julius Caesar. Roman Shakespeare: intersecting times, spaces, languages. editor / Daniela Guardamagna. Oxford : Peter Lang, 2018. pp. 33-56 (Cultural interactions: studies in the relationship between the arts).

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