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Victorian women writers and the classics : the feminine of Homer

Author: Isobel Hurst
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2010.
Series: Classical presences.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is an examination of the role of women writers in the Victorian reception of ancient Greece and Rome, showing that they had a greater imaginative engagement with classical literature than has previously been acknowledged.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Isobel Hurst
ISBN: 9780199541676 0199541671
OCLC Number: 701033386
Notes: Originally published: 2006; reprinted 2010.
Description: 253 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Introduction ; 1. Encounters with the ancient world in nineteenth-century literature ; 2. Classical training for the woman writer ; 3. 'Unscrupulously epic' ; 4. Classics and the family in the Victorian novel ; 5. Greek heroines and the wrongs of women ; 6. Revising the Victorians ; Conclusion
Series Title: Classical presences.
Responsibility: Isobel Hurst.

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An exploration of the role of women writers in the Victorian reception of ancient Greece and Rome. The restrictions which applied to women's learning liberated them from the dullness of a traditional  Read more...

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the book presents a fascinating study of women's education and women's writing in the 19th century, which should lead to a new appreciation of these authors' achievements and literary output. * Read more...

 
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