By Alessandro Schiesaro

This ebook topics the main complete and demanding of Seneca's tragedies Thyestes to the type of serious research now on hand for authors reminiscent of Virgil, Ovid and Lucan. Drawing many insights from psychoanalytic thought, and up to date advances in post-Virgilian literary feedback, it additionally discusses a number of different performs of Seneca. the amount provides, accordingly, a close and accomplished research of the entire major subject matters and stylistic good points of Seneca's tragedies. whereas stressing the significance of Thyestes in post-Classical aesthetics, the learn deals very important insights into authors reminiscent of Ovid and Lucan to boot.

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