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Author Star, Christopher
Title The empire of the self : self-command and political speech in Seneca and Petronius / Christopher Star
Imprint Baltimore : The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2012
book jacket
 Fu Ssu-Nien WTN LANG BK  PA6029.P64 S795 2012    AVAILABLE    30530001149376
Descript viii, 302 pages ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 277-294) and index
Soul-shaping speech -- Senecan philosophy and the psychology of command -- Self-address in Senecan tragedy -- Self-address in the Satyricon -- Soul-revealing speech -- Political speech in De clementia -- Soul, speech, and politics in the Apocolocyntosis and the Satyricon -- Writing, body and money
Subject Politics in literature
Latin literature -- History and criticism
Seneca, Lucius Annaeus, ca. 4 B.C.-65 A.D. -- Criticism and interpretation
Petronius Arbiter. Satyricon
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