Women Writers of Ancient Greece and Rome: An Anthology

Women Writers of Ancient Greece and Rome: An AnthologyThere is a general perception that almost all writing in antiquity was done by men. However, some important literature written by women during this period has survived, and many other women writers published work that has not been preserved. Women Writers of Ancient Greece and Rome is a comprehensive anthology of the surviving literary texts of women writers from the Greco-Roman world, offering new translations of the work of over fifty women. From Sappho, who lived in the seventh century BC, th…

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Women Writers of Ancient Greece and Rome: An Anthology

Women Writers of Ancient Greece and Rome: An AnthologyThere is a general perception that almost all writing in antiquity was done by men. However, some important literature written by women during this period has survived, and many other women writers published work that has not been preserved. Women Writers of Ancient Greece and Rome is a comprehensive anthology of the surviving literary texts of women writers from the Greco-Roman world, offering new translations of the work of over fifty women. From Sappho, who lived in the seventh century BC, th…

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Women Writers of Ancient Greece and Rome: An Anthology by I.M. Plant (2004-05-30)

Women Writers of Ancient Greece and Rome: An Anthology by I.M. Plant (2004-05-30)There is a general perception that almost all writing in antiquity was done by men. However, some important literature written by women during this period has survived, and many other women writers published work that has not been preserved. Women Writers of Ancient Greece and Rome is a comprehensive anthology of the surviving literary texts of women writers from the Greco-Roman world, offering new translations of the work of over fifty women. From Sappho, who lived in the seventh century BC, th…

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Women Writers of Ancient Greece and Rome: An Anthology

Women Writers of Ancient Greece and Rome: An AnthologyThere is a general perception that almost all writing in antiquity was done by men. However, some important literature written by women during this period has survived, and many other women writers published work that has not been preserved. Women Writers of Ancient Greece and Rome is a comprehensive anthology of the surviving literary texts of women writers from the Greco-Roman world, offering new translations of the work of over fifty women. From Sappho, who lived in the seventh century BC, th…

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Heretical Hellenism: Women Writers, Ancient Greece, and the Victorian Popular Imagination

Heretical Hellenism: Women Writers, Ancient Greece, and the Victorian Popular ImaginationHeretical Hellenism Uncovers the various ways that women acquired knowledge of Greek literature, history, and philosophy without formal classical training. This title demonstrates that women established the foundations of a heretical challenge to traditional humanist assumptions about the uniformity of classical knowledge and about women’s place in literary history. Full description…

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Sappho’s Sweetbitter Songs: Configurations of Female and Male in Ancient Greek Lyric

Sappho's Sweetbitter Songs: Configurations of Female and Male in Ancient Greek LyricThe woman-made work described in Sappho’s songs have been discussed and analysed for centuries. In this volume, late 20th-century theories of feminism, psychoanalysis and literary criticism are applied to Sappho’s lyrics. The study recreates and examines a voice that sings of the dreams and interactions of women and tells of the bodies, rhythms and desires of the women of Sappho’s circle. At the same time it offers an analysis of sexual difference, comparing the homoerotic lyrics of male poets o…

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Women Writers of Ancient Greece and Rome: An Anthology (2004-03-01)

Women Writers of Ancient Greece and Rome: An Anthology (2004-03-01)The woman-made work described in Sappho’s songs have been discussed and analysed for centuries. In this volume, late 20th-century theories of feminism, psychoanalysis and literary criticism are applied to Sappho’s lyrics. The study recreates and examines a voice that sings of the dreams and interactions of women and tells of the bodies, rhythms and desires of the women of Sappho’s circle. At the same time it offers an analysis of sexual difference, comparing the homoerotic lyrics of male poets o…

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Women Writers of Ancient Greece and Rome: An Anthology (2004-04-26)

Women Writers of Ancient Greece and Rome: An Anthology (2004-04-26)The woman-made work described in Sappho’s songs have been discussed and analysed for centuries. In this volume, late 20th-century theories of feminism, psychoanalysis and literary criticism are applied to Sappho’s lyrics. The study recreates and examines a voice that sings of the dreams and interactions of women and tells of the bodies, rhythms and desires of the women of Sappho’s circle. At the same time it offers an analysis of sexual difference, comparing the homoerotic lyrics of male poets o…

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Women Writers of Ancient Greece and Rome: An Anthology by University of Oklahoma Press (2004-04-26)

Women Writers of Ancient Greece and Rome: An Anthology by University of Oklahoma Press (2004-04-26)The woman-made work described in Sappho’s songs have been discussed and analysed for centuries. In this volume, late 20th-century theories of feminism, psychoanalysis and literary criticism are applied to Sappho’s lyrics. The study recreates and examines a voice that sings of the dreams and interactions of women and tells of the bodies, rhythms and desires of the women of Sappho’s circle. At the same time it offers an analysis of sexual difference, comparing the homoerotic lyrics of male poets o…

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