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Six Tragedies (Oxford World's Classics)

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Phaedra * Oedipus * Medea * Trojan Women * Hercules Furens * Thyestes

Seneca's plays are the product of a sensational, frightening, and oppressive period of history. Tutor to the emperor Nero, Seneca lived through uncertain and violent times, and his dramas depict the extremes of human behaviour. Rape, suicide, child-killing, incestuous love, madness and mutilation afflict
Kindle Edition, 268 pages
Published January 14th 2010 by OUP Oxford
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