Four Tragedies and Octavia

Four Tragedies and Octavia

Seneca
Translator: E. F. Watling
Introduction by: E. F. Watling

Format
Paperback
Price
$15.00
 
  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780140441741
  • 320 Pages
  • Penguin Classics
  • Adult

Overview

Although their themes are borrowed from Greek drama, these exuberant and often macabre plays focus on action rather than moral concerns and are strikingly different in style from Seneca’s prose writing. This collection includes Phaedra, Oedipus, Thyestes, and The Trojan Women.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Acknowledgement

Thyestes
Phaedra
(or Hippolytus)
The Trojan Women
Oedipus
Octavia

Appendix I. Elizabethan translations and imitations
Appendix II. Passages from Seneca’s prose

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