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Tragic Seneca : an essay in the theatrical tradition

Author: A J Boyle
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Tragic Seneca undertakes a radical re-evaluation of Seneca's plays, their relationship to Roman imperial culture and their instrumental role in the evolution of the European theatrical tradition." "Tragic Seneca attempts to restore Seneca to a central position in the European literary tradition. It will provide readers and directors of Seneca's plays with the essential critical guide to their intellectual, cultural  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Lucius Annaeus Seneca; Lucius Annaeus Seneca; Lucius Annaeus Seneca; Lucius Annaeus Seneca; Sénèque, le Philosophe; Sénèque, le Philosophe; Lucius Annaeus Seneca; Sénèque; Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: A J Boyle
ISBN: 0415124956 9780415124959
OCLC Number: 36083685
Description: x, 262 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. The Roman Theatre --
2. The Declamatory Style --
3. Ideas Made Flesh --
4. The Body of the Play --
5. The Palimpsestic Code --
6. The Theatricalised Wor(l)d --
7. Seneca Inscriptvs --
8. Ideology and Meaning --
9. The Metatheatrical Mind --
10. Tragedy and Culture --
Senecan chronology.
Responsibility: A.J. Boyle.
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This work undertakes a radical re-evaluation of Seneca's plays, their relationship to Roman imperial culture and their instrumental role in the evolution of the European theatrical tradition.  Read more...

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