The Philosopher's Toothache: Embodied Stoicism in Early Modern English Drama

Title

The Philosopher's Toothache: Embodied Stoicism in Early Modern English Drama

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Document Type

Book

Publisher

Northwestern University Press

Year

2022

ISBN

9780810144149

Description

Informed by work in both classical philosophy and performance studies, this book argues that Stoicism infused the theatrical culture of early modern England. Plays written during this period instruct audiences to cultivate their virtue, self-awareness, and creativity in keeping with Stoic practice.

Keywords

English drama, Early modern and Elizabethan, Philosophy in literature, Stoics in literature

Disciplines

English Language and Literature

The Philosopher's Toothache: Embodied Stoicism in Early Modern English Drama

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