Four Tragedies and Octavia [Audiobook] download free by Seneca

Four Tragedies and Octavia Audiobook download free by Seneca
  • Listen audiobook: Four Tragedies and Octavia
  • Author: Seneca
  • Release date: 1970/11/22
  • Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS LTD
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Poetry and Drama
  • ISBN: 9780140441741
  • Rating: 7.72 of 10
  • Votes: 619
  • Review by: Marlee Razo
  • Review rating: 9.73 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/22
  • Duration: 3H58M33S in 256 kbps (64 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-09-29
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: WMA, WAV, MP3, Apple Lossless, MPEG4, FLAC, MPEG-4 ALS, AU (compression JAR, ZIP, TAR.BZ2, RAR, RPM, TAR.Z)
  • Total pages original book: 320
  • Includes a PDF summary of 35 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 25M36S (7 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: Based on the legends used in Greek drama, Seneca's plays are notable for the exuberant ruthlessness with which disastrous events are foretold and then pursued to their tragic and often bloodthirsty ends. Thyestes depicts the menace of an ancestral curse hanging over two feuding brothers, while Phaedra portrays a woman tormented by fatal passion for her stepson. In The Trojan Women, the widowed Hecuba and Andromache await their fates at the hands of the conquering Greeks, and Oedipus follows the downfall of the royal House of Thebes. Octavia is a grim commentary on Nero's tyrannical rule and the execution of his wife, with Seneca himself appearing as an ineffective counsellor attempting to curb the atrocities of the emperor.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Plays, Playscripts, Theatre Studies
  • Download servers: Hotfile, Mediafire, 4Shared, Casebox, Uploaded, MegaCloud. Compressed in JAR, ZIP, TAR.BZ2, RAR, RPM, TAR.Z
  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 12.11 USD
  • Dimensions: 129x198x14mm
  • Weight: 223g
  • Printed by: PENGUIN CLASSICS
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom

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