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Seneca Agamemnon

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ISBN-10: 052160933X

ISBN-13: 9780521609333

Edition: 2004

Authors: R. J. Tarrant, James Diggle, Neil Hopkinson, Jonathan Powell, Michael Reeve

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Seneca's tragedy Agamemnon is a brilliantly rhetorical piece, written for the study rather than the stage. In this edition Professor Tarrant provides a much needed critical text. In his introduction he discusses the sources, dating, structure and mode of production of Agamemnon and Senecan drama in general, and includes a detailed survey of the manuscript tradition. His commentary is the fullest yet published on a Senecan play and attempts both to interpret the text and to define the originality of Senecan drama by placing it in its proper literary context; it contains material illustrating Seneca's relationship to earlier Greek and Roman drama, Augustan poetry (Ovid's in particular), and…    
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Book details

List price: $89.99
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 8/26/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 420
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.144

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