skip to content
The transvestite Achilles : gender and genre in Statius' Achilleid Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The transvestite Achilles : gender and genre in Statius' Achilleid

Author: Peter Heslin
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
Statius' unfinished epic, the Achilleid, explores Achilles' mother's attempt to save her son from the Trojan War by dressing him as a girl. This first book-length study of the poem offers a detailed interpretation and explores questions of the poem's reception and of gender in antiquity.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Heslin, P.J.
Transvestite Achilles.
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2005
(DLC) 2005296794
(OCoLC)57430568
Named Person: P Papinius Statius; Ovid; Achilles, (Mythological character)) in literature.; Ovid; P Papinius Statius
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Heslin
ISBN: 9780511482236 051148223X 0511130430 9780511130434 0511128908 9780511128905 9780511300042 0511300042
OCLC Number: 61895880
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 349 pages)
Contents: Opening nights at the opera 1641-1744 --
The design of the Achilleid --
Womanhood, rhetoric, and performance --
Semivir, semifer, semideus --
Transvestism in myth and ritual --
Rape, repetition, and romance --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: P.J. Heslin.
More information:

Abstract:

Offers the first book-length examination of Statius' unfinished epic, the Achilleid.  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

'... a welcome addition to the ever-increasing number of scholarly works devoted to elucidating the subtle politics and sophisticated poetics of imperial Latin epic ... animated throughout ... a Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/61895880> # The transvestite Achilles gender and genre in Statius' Achilleid
    a schema:MediaObject, schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
    library:oclcnum "61895880" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/802028265#Place/cambridge> ; # Cambridge
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/enk> ;
    schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/88342447> ; # Ovid
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1155481> ; # Transvestites in literature
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/871.01/e22/> ;
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/795685> ; # Achilles (Greek mythology) in literature
    schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/100904338> ; # Publius Papinius Statius
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/802028265#Topic/poetry_ancient_classical_&_medieval> ; # POETRY--Ancient, Classical & Medieval
    schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/313497080> ; # (Mythological character)) in literature. Achilles
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/972484> ; # Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.)
    schema:bookFormat schema:EBook ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/59369175> ; # Peter Heslin
    schema:datePublished "2005" ;
    schema:description "Statius' unfinished epic, the Achilleid, explores Achilles' mother's attempt to save her son from the Trojan War by dressing him as a girl. This first book-length study of the poem offers a detailed interpretation and explores questions of the poem's reception and of gender in antiquity."@en ;
    schema:description "Opening nights at the opera 1641-1744 -- The design of the Achilleid -- Womanhood, rhetoric, and performance -- Semivir, semifer, semideus -- Transvestism in myth and ritual -- Rape, repetition, and romance -- Conclusion."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/802028265> ;
    schema:genre "Electronic books"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/57430568> ;
    schema:name "The transvestite Achilles gender and genre in Statius' Achilleid"@en ;
    schema:productID "61895880" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/61895880#PublicationEvent/cambridge_new_york_cambridge_university_press_2005> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/802028265#Agent/cambridge_university_press> ; # Cambridge University Press
    schema:url <http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/CBO9780511482236> ;
    schema:url <http://site.ebrary.com/id/10289423> ;
    schema:url <http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=139759> ;
    schema:url <http://www.myilibrary.com?id=41630&ref=toc> ;
    schema:url <http://www.myilibrary.com?id=41630> ;
    schema:url <http://www.survey.bris.ac.uk/standrews/cambridgebooksonlinetrial> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780511130434> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780511482236> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780511128905> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780511300042> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/61895880> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/802028265#Agent/cambridge_university_press> # Cambridge University Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Cambridge University Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/802028265#Topic/poetry_ancient_classical_&_medieval> # POETRY--Ancient, Classical & Medieval
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "POETRY--Ancient, Classical & Medieval"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1155481> # Transvestites in literature
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Transvestites in literature"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/795685> # Achilles (Greek mythology) in literature
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Achilles (Greek mythology) in literature"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/972484> # Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.)
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.)"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/100904338> # Publius Papinius Statius
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Statius" ;
    schema:givenName "Publius Papinius" ;
    schema:givenName "P. Papinius" ;
    schema:name "Publius Papinius Statius" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/313497080> # (Mythological character)) in literature. Achilles
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:givenName "Achilles" ;
    schema:name "(Mythological character)) in literature. Achilles" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/59369175> # Peter Heslin
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Heslin" ;
    schema:givenName "Peter" ;
    schema:name "Peter Heslin" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/88342447> # Ovid
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "43 B.C." ;
    schema:deathDate "17 AD or 18 AD" ;
    schema:givenName "Ovid" ;
    schema:name "Ovid" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780511128905>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0511128908" ;
    schema:isbn "9780511128905" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780511130434>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0511130430" ;
    schema:isbn "9780511130434" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780511300042>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0511300042" ;
    schema:isbn "9780511300042" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780511482236>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "051148223X" ;
    schema:isbn "9780511482236" ;
    .

<http://www.survey.bris.ac.uk/standrews/cambridgebooksonlinetrial>
    rdfs:comment "We have trial access to this e-book until 31/7/2012 through our Cambridge Books Online trial of over 12,000 titles. Please tell us if you would like to recommend continued access to it" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/57430568>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    rdfs:label "Transvestite Achilles." ;
    schema:description "Print version:" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/61895880> ; # The transvestite Achilles gender and genre in Statius' Achilleid
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.