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Morals and villas in Seneca's Letters : places to dwell

Author: John Henderson
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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John Henderson explores three letters of Seneca describing visits to Roman villas, and surveys the whole collection to show how these villas work as designs for contrasting lives. Seneca brings the philosophical epistle to Latin literature, creating models for moralizing which feature self-criticism, parody, and animated revision of myth.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Henderson, John, 1948-
Morals and villas in Seneca's Letters.
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2004
(DLC) 2003055732
Named Person: Lucius Annaeus Seneca; Lucius Annaeus Seneca; Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Henderson
ISBN: 0511186584 9780511186585 9780511187513 0511187513 9780521829441 0521829445 0511185677 9780511185670 0511184840 9780511184840 9780511482229 0511482221 1280449306 9781280449307
OCLC Number: 560108153
Language Note: Letters in Latin with parallel English translation; editorial matter in English.
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 189 pages)
Contents: Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; chapter one Twelve steps to haven Book 1: Letters 1-11; chapter two Dropping in (it) at seneca's With text and translation of Letter 12; chapter three You can get used to anything Books 2-10; chapter four The long and winding mode Books 14-20 + (Letters 89-124 . . .); chapter five Booking us in Letters 84-88; chapter six Now and then; here and there: at scipio's Text and translation of Letter 86; chapter seven Bound for vatia's Text and translation of Letter 55.
Responsibility: John Henderson.
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