Metamorphoses of Helen : authority, difference, and the epic (Book, 1989) [WorldCat.org]
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Metamorphoses of Helen : authority, difference, and the epic

Author: Mihoko Suzuki
Publisher: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Mihoko Suzuki sheds light on a literary tradition that seemingly holds Helen of Troy and her descendants responsible for causing epic conflicts, while it appropriates the woman's perspective as a  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Suzuki, Mihoko, 1953-
Metamorphoses of Helen.
Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 1989
(OCoLC)598598739
Online version:
Suzuki, Mihoko, 1953-
Metamorphoses of Helen.
Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 1989
(OCoLC)607713550
Named Person: Helen, of Troy Queen of Sparta; William Shakespeare; Edmund Spenser; Virgil; Homer; Helen, of Troy.; Homère; Virgile; Edmund Spenser; William Shakespeare; Helen, of Troy Queen of Sparta.; Homer.; William Shakespeare; Edmund Spenser; Virgil.; Virgile; Edmund Spenser; William Shakespeare; Homère
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mihoko Suzuki
ISBN: 0801422191 9780801422195 0801480809 9780801480805
OCLC Number: 19263775
Description: xi, 271 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction ; 1. The Iliad ; 2. The Odyssey ; 3. Virgil's Aeneid ; 4. Spenser's Faerie Queene ; 5. Shakespeare's Troilus and Cressida ; Epilogue: Antony and Cleopatra.
Responsibility: Mihoko Suzuki.

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"A superb study of the uses and abuses of female characters in the epic tradition and their complex, sympathetic treatment by male poets." * Choice *

 
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