By Susanna Braund
Seneca's model is a completely varied therapy from that of Sophocles and displays issues distinct to the writer and his Roman viewers within the first century advert. in addition, the play really exercised a far better impression on eu literature and concept than has frequently been suspected. This booklet bargains a compact and incisive learn of the multi-faceted Oedipus delusion, of Seneca as dramatist, of the particular features of Seneca's play and of crucial facets of the reception of the play in eu drama and tradition. The scope of the publication levels chronologically from Homer's remedy of Oedipus fable within the Odyssey right down to a twenty-first century Senecan therapy via a Lebanese Canadian dramatist. No wisdom of Latin or different overseas languages is required.
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Seneca: Oedipus (Companions to Greek and Roman Tragedy) by Susanna Braund