Review of Patrick Gray: Shakespeare and the Fall of the Roman Republic: Selfhood, Stoicism and Civil War

Edinburgh University Press (Edinburgh 2019) (Edinburgh Critical Studies in Shakespeare and Philosophy), pp. xii + 308. ISBN: 978 I 4744 2745 6 (hardback), £80

Abstract

The article is a review of Patrick Gray's latest monograph: Shakespeare and the Fall of the Roman Republic: Selfhood, Stoicism and Civil War. Gray analyzes Shakespare's and his characters' representation of the 'self' in Julius Caesar and Antony and Cleopatra, with Coriolanus used for comparative purposes. The book induced a lively discussion of its content in academic community. 

Author Biography

Andelko Mihanovic, IMT School for Advanced Studies Lucca

Frontier Proposal Fellow at IMT School for Advanced Studies Lucca

Published
2021-11-08