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Author: John G Fitch
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.
Series: Oxford readings in classical studies.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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New York : Oxford University Press, 2008
(DLC) 2007033022
Named Person: Lucius Annaeus Seneca; Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John G Fitch
ISBN: 0199282099 9780199282098 1281370207 9781281370204 9786611370206 661137020X 0191557749 9780191557743 1435633482 9781435633483
OCLC Number: 648348803
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (vi, 438 pages).
Contents: Introduction; 1. Imago Vitae Suae; 2. Seneca's Epistles to Lucilius: A Revaluation; 3. Self-scrutiny and Self-transformation in Seneca's Letters; 4. Imagination and Meditation in Seneca: The Example of Praemeditatio; 5. The Will in Seneca the Younger; 6. Boundary Violation and the Landscape of the Self in Senecan Tragedy; 7. Construction of the Self in Senecan Drama; 8. Senecan Tragedy: Back on Stage?; 9. Staging Seneca: The Production of Troas as a Philological Experiment; 10. Seneca's Oedipus: The Drama in the Word; 11. Gender and Power in Seneca's Thyestes 12. The Implied Reader and the Political Argument in Seneca's Apocolocyntosis and De Clementia13. Roman Historical Exempla in Seneca; 14. In umbra virtutis: Gloria in the Thought of Seneca the Philosopher; 15. Seneca and Slavery; 16. The Dating of Seneca's Tragedies, with Special Reference to Thyestes; 17. Virgil's Dido and Seneca's Tragic Heroines; 18. Seneca and Renaissance Drama: Ideology and Meaning; Acknowledgement; References
Series Title: Oxford readings in classical studies.
Responsibility: edited by John G. Fitch.


Statesman, dramatist, philosopher, and prose stylist, Seneca was a leading figure in the Roman Empire in the first century AD. This volume is a collection of outstanding articles written about him  Read more...


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This collection of essays does an excellent job of making Seneca a more accessible author for first-time readers, and it will prove an essential resource for more advanced Senecan scholars.... these Read more...

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