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Women classical scholars : unsealing the fountain from the renaissance to Jacqueline de Romilly.

Author: Rosie Wyles; Edith Hall
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The book tells the history of the pioneering women born between the Renaissance and 1913 who played significant roles in the history of classical scholarship. Facing obstacles from patriarchal social systems and educational institutions, from learning Latin and Greek as a marginalized minority, to being excluded from institutional support, denigrated for being lightweight or over-ambitious, they nevertheless  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rosie Wyles; Edith Hall
ISBN: 9780198725206 0198725205
OCLC Number: 1001959336
Notes: bibl. : index.
Awards: Winner of Women's Classical Caucus awarded Chapter 9 an Honourable Mention for the 2017 Barbara McManus Award, for the best published article relating to the study of women and gender in antiquity.
Description: XVIII, 465p. : ill. ; .. cm.

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This volume celebrates the women born between the Renaissance and 1913 who played significant roles in the history of classical scholarship. Synthesizing incisive case-studies with overviews of the  Read more...

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an enterprisingly international collection, celebrating the struggles and successes of women intellectuals from the Renaissance to the twentieth century * Mary Beard, Times Literary Supplement * For Read more...

 
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