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Title Seneca / edited by John G. Fitch.
Imprint Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.

Series Oxford readings in classical studies
Oxford readings in classical studies.
Subject Seneca, Lucius Annaeus, approximately 4 B.C.-65 A.D.
Alt Name Fitch, John G.
Description 1 online resource (vi, 438 pages).
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 421-438).
Contents Imago vitae suae / Miriam T. Griffin -- Seneca's epistles to Lucilius: a revaluation / Marcus Wilson -- Self-scrutiny and self-transformation in Seneca's letters / Catharine Edwards -- Imagination and meditation in Seneca: the example of praemeditatio / Mireille Armisen-Marchetti -- The will in Seneca the Younger / Brad Inwood -- Boundary violation and the landscape of the self in Senecan tragedy / Charles Segal -- Construction of the self in Senecan drama / John G. Fitch and Siobhan McElduff -- Senecan tragedy: back on stage? / Patrick Kragelund -- Staging Seneca: the production of Troas as a philological experiment / Wilfried Stroh -- Seneca's Oedipus: the drama in the word / Donald J. Mastronarde -- Gender and power in Seneca's Thyestes / Cedric Littlewood -- The implied reader and the political argument in Seneca's Apocolocyntosis and De Clementia / Eleanor Winsor Leach -- Roman historical exempla in Seneca / Roland G. Mayer -- In umbra virtutis: gloria in the thought of Seneca the philosopher / Robert J. Newman -- Seneca and slavery / K.R. Bradley -- The dating of Seneca's tragedies, with special reference to Thyestes / R.G.M. Nisbet -- Virgil's Dido and Seneca's tragic heroines / Elaine Fantham -- Seneca and Renaissance drama: ideology and meaning / A.J. Boyle.
Summary 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 during the last four decades, with a new introduction which places the articles within the context of recent academic thought and criticism. - ;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 bring.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780191557743 (electronic bk.)
0191557749 (electronic bk.)
9781435633483 (electronic bk.)
1435633482 (electronic bk.)
0199282080 (Cloth)
0199282099 (Paper)
OCLC # 213434134
Additional Format Print version: Seneca. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008 9780199282098 0199282099 (DLC) 2007033022 (OCoLC)163708157

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