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Seneca: Phaedra / Edition 1
     

Seneca: Phaedra / Edition 1

by Lucius Annaeus Seneca
 

ISBN-10: 0521337135

ISBN-13: 9780521337137

Pub. Date: 08/28/2005

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Concentrating on the play's dramatic qualities and its Greek and Roman background, this introduction discusses dramaturgy and rhetoric as well as style and textual transmission.

Overview

Concentrating on the play's dramatic qualities and its Greek and Roman background, this introduction discusses dramaturgy and rhetoric as well as style and textual transmission.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521337137
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
08/28/2005
Series:
Cambridge Greek and Latin Classics Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
232
Product dimensions:
4.84(w) x 7.32(h) x 0.51(d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. The life of Seneca; 2. The dating of Seneca's tragedies; 3. The background of the myth; 4. Roman literary influences; 5. Dramatic performances; 6. Rhetorical elements; 7. Aspects of literary craftsmanship; 8. Literary and philosophical interpretation; 9. The manuscripts and the transmission of the text; 10. The influence of Seneca's tragedies and of the Phaedra myth; 11. Metre and prosody; Annaei Senecae Phaedra; Commentary; Appendices; Bibliography; Indexes.

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