Journals Higher Education



04 November 2009

432 Pages | 39 illus.

6 1/8 X 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195387032

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The Deaths of Seneca

James Ker

Beginning in antiquity and extending to the present day, audiences have felt compelled to revisit and retell Seneca's death scene. The Deaths of Seneca analyzes the function of Seneca's death by looking at three main types of representation: the ancient historical narratives, Seneca's own works, and the post-classical retellings.