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Seneca and the Idea of Tragedy
Language: en
Pages: 200
Authors: Gregory A. Staley
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-12-14 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

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 believed that their representations of vicious behavior could deform minds. Aristotle set out to answer Plato's objections,
Shakespeare's Dramatic Genres
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Lawrence Danson, Lawrence (Professor of English Danson, Professor of English Princeton University)
Categories: Drama
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher: Oxford Shakespeare Topics

Danson's guide to the kinds of Shakespearian drama provides a history of genre-theory in Shakespeare's day, an overview of the genres on the Elizabethan stage, and a look at the range of Shakespeare's comedies, histories, and tragedies.
An Introduction to Roman Tragedy
Language: en
Pages: 303
Authors: Anthony James Boyle
Categories: Drama
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Analyzing the work of every Roman tragedian whose work survived in substance, Anthony J. Boyle provides the first detailed cultural and theatrical history of Roman tragedy and its place at the centre of Rome's cultural and political life.
The Triumph of Realism in Elizabethan Drama, 1558-1612
Language: en
Pages: 142
Authors: Willard Thorp
Categories: English drama
Type: BOOK - Published: 1928 - Publisher: Ardent Media

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Seeing Seneca Whole
Language: en
Authors: Katharina Volk, G. D. Williams
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-10-01 - Publisher: BRILL

This volume contains ten essays on Seneca the Younger. Approaching the Roman writer from various angles, the authors endeavor both to illuminate individual aspects of Seneca’s enormous output and to discern common themes among the different genres practiced by him.