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Statius and the Thebaid.

Author: David Vessey
Publisher: Cambridge [England] University Press, 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
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Vessey, David.
Statius and the Thebaid.
Cambridge [Eng.] University Press, 1973
(OCoLC)767562193
Named Person: P Papinius Statius; Polynices, (Greek mythological figure); Eteocles, King of Thebes (Mythological character); P Papinius Statius; Eteocles, King of Thebes (Mythological character); Polynices, (Greek mythological figure); Publius Papinius Statius; Publius Papinius Statius
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Vessey
ISBN: 0521200520 9780521200523
OCLC Number: 636364
Description: viii, 357 pages 23 cm
Contents: Machine derived contents note: 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.
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