Renaissance Tragedy and the Senecan Tradition: Anger's Privilege by Gordon Braden, Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Renaissance Tragedy and the Senecan Tradition: Anger's Privilege

Renaissance Tragedy and the Senecan Tradition: Anger's Privilege

by Gordon Braden
     
 
Seneca's influence on Renaissance drama has recently been challenged by critics who feel that its significance has been badly overstated. In this wide-ranging and erudite book, Gordon Braden restores a conviction of Seneca's importance, both by examining the material from a new perspective and by relating Senecan tragedy and it s Renaissance popularity to larger

Overview

Seneca's influence on Renaissance drama has recently been challenged by critics who feel that its significance has been badly overstated. In this wide-ranging and erudite book, Gordon Braden restores a conviction of Seneca's importance, both by examining the material from a new perspective and by relating Senecan tragedy and it s Renaissance popularity to larger events--political, social, philosophical, and psychological--in the evolution of Western sensibility.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300032536
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
04/01/1985
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.42(w) x 9.54(h) x 1.10(d)

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