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Statius and the Thebaid / monograph.

Author: David Vessey
Publisher: Cambridge : University Press, 2010, ©1973.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Dr Vessey's critical study of Statius' Thebaid, examines the poem as an elaborate and sustained allegory of the emotions - a study in the extremes of human behaviour. His study should be valuable for  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: P Papinius Statius; Polynices, (Greek mythological figure); Eteocles, King of Thebes (Mythological character); Eteocles, King of Thebes (Mythological character); Polynices, (Greek mythological figure)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Vessey
ISBN: 0521147514 9780521147514
OCLC Number: 862144604
Notes: "First paperback printing 2010."
Originally published: Cambridge [Eng.] : Cambridge University Press, 1973.
Description: viii, 357 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Preface; Introduction; 1. The Silvae and Statius' art; 2. The Thebaid: basis and form; 3. Figures of ira and pietas; 4. The defeat of Adrastus; 5. The Argives at Nemea; 6. Statius and epic convention; 7. Statius and the supernatural; 8. Peacemakers and warmongers; Appendix; Bibliography; Index of passages cited; General index.
Responsibility: David Vessey.

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