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• Author :_Katharina Volk, Gareth D. Williams
• Pages :_222 sheets
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• ISBN-13 :_STANFORD:36105122473650

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• Description : 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." [...] by Publisher : 'Brill Academic Pub'



• Author :_Erik Gunderson
• Pages :_ sheets
• ISBN-10 :_1316240975
• ISBN-13 :_9781316240977

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• Description : This is an extended meditation on ethics in literature across the Senecan corpus. There are two chapters on the Moral Letters, asking how one is to read philosophy or how one can write about being. Moving from the Letters to the Natural Questions and Dialogues, Professor Gunderson explores how authorship works at the level both of the work and of the world, the ethics of seeing, and the question of how one can give up on the here and now and behold instead some other, better ethical sphere. Seneca's tragedies offer words of caution: desire might well subvert reason at its most profound level (Phaedra), or humanity's painful separation from the sublime might be part of some cruel divine plan (The Madness of Hercules). The book concludes by considering what, if anything, we are to make of Seneca's efforts to enlighten us. [...] by Publisher : 'Cambridge University Press'



• Author :_Jula Wildberger, Marcia L. Colish
• Pages :_518 sheets
• ISBN-10 :_3110349868
• ISBN-13 :_9783110349863

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• Description : Das Buch wendet sich an Fachleute ebenso wie Studierende und das allgemeine Publikum. Es präsentiert eine ungewöhnliche Vielfalt von Beiträgern verschiedener Generationen, Fachrichtungen und nationaler Wissenskulturen, teilweise zum ersten Mal überhaupt in Englisch. Gemeinsam betonen sie die Einheit von Senecas Oeuvre und seine Originalität als Mittler stoischen Gedankenguts in den literarischen Formen des Prinzipats. [...] by Publisher : 'Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG'



• Author :_Shadi Bartsch, Alessandro Schiesaro
• Pages :_378 sheets
• ISBN-10 :_1107035058
• ISBN-13 :_9781107035058

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• Description : This Companion examines the complete works of Seneca in context and establishes the importance of his legacy in Western thought. [...] by Publisher : 'Cambridge University Press'



• Author :_James Ker, Jessica Winston
• Pages :_340 sheets
• ISBN-10 :_0947623981
• ISBN-13 :_9780947623982

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• Description : In the early Elizabethan period, nine of the ten tragedies attributed to the ancient Roman statesman, philosopher, and playwright Seneca (c. 1 BCE-65 CE) were translated for the first time into English, and these translations shaped Seneca's dramatic legacy as it would be known to later authors and playwrights. This edition enables readers to appreciate the distinct style and aims of three milestone translations: Jasper Heywood's Troas (1559) and Thyestes (1560), and John Studley's Agamemnon (1566). The plays are presented in modern spelling and accompanied by critical notes clarifying the translators' approaches to rendering Seneca in English. The introduction provides important context, including a survey of the transmission and reception of Seneca from the first through to the sixteenth century and an analysis and comparison of the style of the three translations. [...] by Publisher : 'MHRA'



• Author :_Emily Wilson
• Pages :_272 sheets
• ISBN-10 :_1846146380
• ISBN-13 :_9781846146381

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• Description : This book traces the eventful life of Seneca, the Roman philosopher, dramatist, essayist and rhetorician of the first century CE, who came from Spain to Rome, spent his youth in Egypt, was exiled to Corsica under Claudius but recalled after eight years, and rose to dizzying heights of wealth, power and social influence under Nero, before falling from favour and being forced to kill himself. The book analyzes the relationship of Seneca's life story to his literary self-fashioning, and the tensions between the external worlds of politics, consumerism, and social success, with the Stoic ideals of asceticism, virtue and self-control. [...] by Publisher : 'Penguin UK'



• Author :_Sally Gregory McMillen
• Pages :_310 sheets
• ISBN-10 :_0195393333
• ISBN-13 :_9780195393330

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• Description : Presents a history of the 1848 Seneca Falls Women's Rights Convention and its impact on reformers. [...] by Publisher : 'Oxford University Press, USA'



• Author :_Sir Roger Lestrange, Knt.
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• Author :_Susan Runholt
• Pages :_288 sheets
• ISBN-10 :_9781101162699
• ISBN-13 :_1101162694

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• Description : When Kari and Lucas first see Seneca Crane up on stage, playing the piano in front of hundreds of people, they are in awe. She is beautiful. She is amazingly talented. And she is only thirteen! But then they get to know her at the Edinburgh Arts Festival and realize that she envies them. Soon the three are becoming friends . . .until Seneca disappears. There?s no stopping Kari and Lucas from jumping on the trail and tracking her down. Even when it leads to the heart of the Scottish highlands! Following in the spine-tingling tracks of The Mystery of the Third Lucretia, Susan Runholt?s second book featuring super sleuths Kari and Lucas is just as smart and fast-paced as the first! [...] by Publisher : 'Penguin'

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