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The Roman mistress : ancient and modern representations

Author: Maria Wyke
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A highly accessible study of representations of transgressive women in Latin love poetry and British television drama, in Roman historiography and nineteenth-century Italian anthropology, on  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt; Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt; Valeria Messalina; Valeria Messalina; Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt; Valeria Messalina
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Maria Wyke
ISBN: 9780199228331 0199228337
OCLC Number: 124025287
Notes: Originally published: 2002.
Description: pages cm
Contents: Love poetry --
Mistress and metaphor in Augustan elegy --
Written women : Popertius' scripta puells (2.10-13) --
The elegiac woman at Rome : Propertius book 4 --
Reading female flesh : Ovid Amores 3.1 --
Taking the woman's part: gender and scholarship on love elegy --
Reception --
Meretrix regina : Augustan Cleopatras --
Oriental vamp: Cleopatra 1910s --
Glamour girl : Cleopatra 1930s-1960s --
Meretrix Augusta : Messalina 1870s-1920s --
Suburban feminist : Messalina 1930s-1970s.
Responsibility: Maria Wyke.

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Wyke's essays...powerfully demonstrated the artificiality of the elegiac world, its women in particular. Wyke's key insight about love elegy is that...the elegiac woman has everything to do with the Read more...

 
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