By Alessandro Schiesaro

This publication topics the main comprehensive and demanding of Seneca's tragedies Thyestes to the type of severe research now on hand for authors equivalent to Virgil, Ovid and Lucan. Drawing many insights from psychoanalytic concept, and up to date advances in post-Virgilian literary feedback, it additionally discusses numerous different performs of Seneca. the quantity offers, for this reason, a close and accomplished research of the entire major subject matters and stylistic gains of Seneca's tragedies. whereas stressing the significance of Thyestes in post-Classical aesthetics, the research bargains very important insights into authors reminiscent of Ovid and Lucan besides.

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