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The distaff side : representing the female in Homer's Odyssey

Author: Beth Cohen
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This study examines the different representations of women in the Odyssey and their significance within the context of the poem and Greek culture. A central theme of the book is the visualisation of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Homer.; Homer; Homère.; Homère; Homerus.; Homerus; Homère (08..?-08..? av. J.-C.).; Homère; Homer.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Beth Cohen
ISBN: 0195086821 9780195086829 019508683X 9780195086836
OCLC Number: 29909428
Description: xviii, 229 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Odyssey, history, and women / A. J. Graham --
Female representations and interpreting the Odyssey / Seth L. Schein --
Between Skylla and Penelope : female characters of the Odyssey in Archaic and Classical Greek Art / Diana Buitron-Oliver and Beth Cohen --
Plan of Athena / Sheila Murnaghan --
Sirens, muses and female narrators in the Odyssey / Lillian Eileen Doherty --
Penelope as moral agent / Helene P. Foley --
Figuring fidelity in Homer's Odyssey / Froma I. Zeitlin --
Coming of age in Phaiakia : the meeting of Odysseus and Nausikaa / H.A. Shapiro --
Kirke's men : swine and sweethearts / Richard Brilliant --
Femmes fatales : Skylla and the Sirens in Greek Art / Jennifer Neils --
Intimate act of footwashing : Odyssey / Christine Mitchell Havelock.
Responsibility: edited by Beth Cohen.
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A multi-disciplinary range - history, art history and literature. It has ample notes and references and a magnificent collection of sixty plates, eminently usable in other Homeric contexts. JACT Read more...

 
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