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Latin dramatic poetry & drama

Pages
288 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
129 x 197 mm
Pub date
Apr 2008
Series
Oxford World's Classics
Plautus was the single greatest influence on Western comedy. Shakespeare's Comedy of Errors and Moliere's The Miser are two subsequent classics directly based on Plautine originals. Plautus himself bo ... Read more

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Laughing Awry: Plautus and Tragicomedy

ISBN : 9780198729303

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¥13,882
Author: 
Erik Gunderson
Pages
304 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
147 x 222 mm
Pub date
May 2015
Laughing Awry offers a comprehensive overview of key themes in the interpretation of the plays of Plautus, and explores the connections between deception, desire, slavery, genre, and audience. In doin ... Read more

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Mimetic Contagion: Art and Artifice in Terence's Eunuch

ISBN : 9780198738732

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¥11,143
Author: 
Robert Germany
Pages
224 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
189 x 246 mm
Pub date
Oct 2016
Series
Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy
When we are confronted with a work of art, what is its effect on us? In contrast to post-Enlightenment conceptions, which tend to restrict themselves to aesthetic or discursive responses, the ancient ... Read more

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Roman Historical Drama: The Octavia in Antiquity and Beyond

ISBN : 9780198718291

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¥21,912
Author: 
Patrick Kragelund
Pages
496 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
156 x 234 mm
Pub date
Dec 2015
The Octavia is the only surviving historical drama from ancient Rome. With a plot rich in sex, dynastic intrigue, riots, and murder, the play's characters include the philosopher Seneca, the emperor N ... Read more

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Seneca and the Idea of Tragedy

ISBN : 9780195387438

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¥14,476
Author: 
Gregory A. Staley
Pages
200 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
163 x 242 mm
Pub date
Jan 2010
As both a literary genre and a view of life, tragedy has from the very beginning spurred a dialogue between poetry and philosophy. Plato famously banned tragedians from his ideal community because he ... Read more

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Seneca: Agamemnon: Edited with Introduction, Translation, and Commentary

ISBN : 9780198810827

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¥21,912
Author: 
A. J. Boyle
Pages
752 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
135 x 135 mm
Pub date
Nov 2019
The tragic myth of Agamemnon, Mycenae's 'king of kings', who sacrificed his own daughter in order to sack the great city of Troy and returned home only to be assassinated by his wife and her lover, ha ... Read more

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Seneca: Medea: Edited with Introduction, Translation, and Commentary

ISBN : 9780199602087

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¥21,912
Author: 
A. J. Boyle
Pages
640 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
147 x 223 mm
Pub date
Jan 2014
The myth of the sorceress Medea, who, abandoned by her Argonaut husband Jason, killed their children in revenge, has exerted a continuous impact on European writers and artists from classical Greece t ... Read more

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Seneca: Oedipus

ISBN : 9780199547715

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¥22,363
Author: 
A. J. Boyle
Pages
568 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
146 x 222 mm
Pub date
Dec 2010
Seneca's Oedipus is a work of exceptional historical and dramatic interest. It is the only surviving ancient Roman play on one of the most important and enduring myths of European intellectual histor ... Read more

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Senecan Tragedy and the Reception of Augustan Poetry

ISBN : 9780199356560

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¥12,628
Author: 
Christopher V. Trinacty
Pages
272 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
162 x 242 mm
Pub date
Jul 2014
In their practice of aemulatio, the mimicry of older models of writing, the Augustan poets often looked to the Greeks: Horace drew inspiration from the lyric poets, Virgil from Homer, and Ovid from He ... Read more

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Six Tragedies

ISBN : 9780192807069

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¥1,826
Author: 
Seneca; Emily Wilson
Pages
288 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
130 x 196 mm
Pub date
Jan 2010
Series
Oxford World's Classics
Phaedra * Oedipus * Medea * Trojan Women * Hercules Furens * Thyestes Seneca's plays are the product of a sensational, frightening, and oppressive period of history. Tutor to the emperor ... Read more

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