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William Poulos reviews How To Keep Your Cool by Seneca and How To Be a Friend by Marcus Tullius Cicero

William Poulos
26 July 2019

‘Serenity now,’ repeated Seinfeld’s Frank Costanza whenever his blood pressure got too high. His doctor recommended this anger-management technique, but he might as well hav More

David McInnis reviews How the Classics Made Shakespeare by Jonathan Bate

David McInnis
26 July 2019

Ben Jonson famously derided Shakespeare’s grasp of ‘small Latin and less Greek’, and vocal sceptics in our own time refuse to believe that a grammar-school education was sufficient t More

Lewis Rosenberg reviews Walter Kaufmann: Philosopher, humanist, heretic by Stanley Corngold

Lewis Rosenberg
25 March 2019

My favourite image from Stanley Corngold’s Walter Kaufmann: Philosopher, humanist, heretic is set in Berlin as World War II concludes. Young Walter Kaufmann, a German Jew forced More

David McCooey reviews 'The Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics, Fourth Edition' by Roland Greene et al.

David McCooey
27 September 2013

It’s not just history that is written by the victors, but the encyclopedias, too. The eighteenth-century encyclopedias, such as Diderot’s Encyclopédie, were the projects More