Language and Desire in Seneca’s Phaedra

Charles Segal

257 pages, Hardcover

ISBN: 069105472X


Language: English

Publish: July 21, 1986

This close reading of Seneca’s most influential tragedy explores the question of how poetic language produces the impression of an individual self, a full personality with a conscious and unconscious emotional life.

Originally published in 1986.

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