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ISBN-10: 0199282099

ISBN-13: 9780199282098

Edition: 2008

Authors: John G. Fitch

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Seneca was a man of many facets: statesman, dramatist, philosopher, prose stylist. His life was marked by extremes of fortune - extremes that are reflected in much of his writing, and in the vicissitudes of his reputation in later centuries. This volume brings together some outstanding essayswritten about him over the past four decades, and illustrates the diversity of approaches by which modern critics have attempted to understand this multifaceted figure. Just as Seneca's writings often reflect his times, so current critical approaches often reflect issues in contemporary thought andsociety. Several of the essays have been revised by their authors for this volume, and two of them are…    
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List price: $91.00
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/16/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 496
Size: 5.43" wide x 8.50" long x 1.01" tall
Weight: 1.166
Language: English

Imago Vitae Suae
Seneca's Epistles to Lucilius: A Revaluation
Self-scrutiny and Self-transformation in Seneca's Letters
Imagination and Meditation in Seneca: The Example of Praemeditatio
The Will in Seneca the Younger
Boundary Violation and the Landscape of the Self in Senecan Tragedy
Construction of the Self in Senecan Drama
Senecan Tragedy: Back on Stage?
Staging Seneca: The Production of Troas as a Philological Experiment
Seneca's Oedipus: The Drama in the Word
Seneca's Thyestes: The Tragedy with no Women?
The Implied Reader and the Political Argument in Seneca's Apocolocyntosis and De Clementia
Roman Historical Exempla in Seneca
In umbra virtutis. Gloria in the Thought of Seneca the Philosopher
Seneca and Slavery
The Dating of Seneca's Tragedies, with Special Reference to Thyestes
Virgil's Dido and Seneca's Tragic Heroines
Seneca and Renaissance Drama: Ideology and Meaning