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Rome Season TwoTrial and Triumph$
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Monica Cyrino

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9781474400275

Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: January 2016

DOI: 10.3366/edinburgh/9781474400275.001.0001

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Problematic Masculinity

Problematic Masculinity

Antony and the Political Sphere in Rome

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(p.169) 13 Problematic Masculinity
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Rome Season Two
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Rachael Kelly

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Edinburgh University Press
DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474400275.003.0014

The chapter, “Problematic Masculinity: Antony and the Political Sphere in Rome,” by Rachael Kelly, examines the failure of the character of Antony to perform the paradigm of the political, hegemonic male in the second season of the series Rome. This chapter sets the depiction of Antony’s political failure against the series’ creative decision to subordinate his doomed love affair with Cleopatra to the wider story of the end of the Roman Republic.

Keywords:   Rome, Mark Antony, masculinity, political sphere, Cleopatra

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