Vindicta Nostris: The Psychological Development of Seneca's Revenger in the Elizabethan Renaissance

Wetherill, Robin H.

I reveal the psychological mind of the Renaissance revenger, a mind that would not have been possible without the characters of Seneca. I examine how the hero views his situation, his self, and his revenge, as well as the resulting success or failure of his venture. While considering Seneca's own views on literary imitation, I attempt to unearth the traces of Senecan influence which allow Kyd an... read more

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Seneca, Lucius Annaeus, ca. 4 B.C.-65 A.D.
Shakespeare, William
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