Brill's Companion to Roman Tragedy

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BRILL, Aug 11, 2015 - Literary Criticism - 472 pages
Brill's Companion to Roman Tragedy is the reader's 'back stage pass' into the hustle and bustle, the sights and sounds of Roman tragedy, stressing the creative collusion of Republican and Imperial drama and with the historical moment they inhabited.
 

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Contents

Challenges and Possible Solutions
3
Roman Tragedy in the MetaTheatre
24
Roman TragedyCiceronian Tragedy? Ciceros Influence on Our Perception of Republican Tragedy
45
The Romanness of Republican Tragedy
63
Part 2 Empire
91
The editio of Roman Tragedy
93
The Logic of Declamation
105
Seneca on the Fall of Troy
118
Roman Tragedy and Philosophy
238
Cued and Unannounced Entrances Especially Oedipus 81 and 784
260
Roman Tragedy through a Comic Lens
283
Part 4 Seneca after Antiquity
309
Schlegel Shelley and the Death of Seneca
311
Hugo Claus Adaptations of Thyestes Oedipus and Phaedra
330
TS Eliots Seneca
348
Afterword
365

Senecas Thyestes and the Political Tradition in Roman Tragedy
151
Part 3 Interchange with Other Genres
169
Epic Elements in Senecan Tragedy
171
The Reception of Latin Archaic Tragedy in Ovids Elegy
196
Tragic Rome? Roman Historical Drama and the Genre of Tragedy
216
The Spectacle of Performance in the Roman Empire
367
Bibliography
389
General Index
421
Index of Ancient Authors and Passages
435
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