S01 E34 - Coriolanus: The Pride Before the Brawl

Bard Flies by James A. Smith, William C. Quinn
What happens when a virtuous general gets drafted to run for office after defeating Rome’s enemies in battle? Nothing good! In this classic tale of martial virtue, popular politics, banishment, and treason, Shakespeare explores the divide between soldiers and the public, martial honor and private wounds, and some of the most epic “mommy i  ...  See more
Mar 07 2022
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