Professor Emeritus Publishes New Book

Author: Department of Classics

Retired Notre Dame Professor of Classics Keith Bradley has released a new book: Marguerite Yourcenar's Hadrian: Writing the Life of a Roman Emperor. In it, Bradley explains how Yourcenar's Mémoires d’Hadrien was written, gives details of her life, and describes some of the intricate historical problems that her novel’s portrait of Hadrian presents.

Bradley is the Eli J. and Helen Shaheen Professor of Classics Emeritus at the University of Notre Dame and an adjunct professor in the Department of Greek and Roman Studies at the University of Victoria. He is also a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada.


Cover of Professor Bradley's Book, featuring two Classical busts and the title.