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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The Woman and the Lyre: Women Writers in Classical Greece and Rome

The Woman and the Lyre: Women Writers in Classical Greece and RomeThere 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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Euripides: Trojan Women (Companions to Greek and Roman Tragedy)

Euripides: Trojan Women (Companions to Greek and Roman Tragedy)Set at the end of the Trojan war, “Euripides’ Trojan Women” depicts the women of Troy as they wait to be taken into slavery. While choral songs recall the death-throes of the great city, the scenes between the old queen, Hekabe, and the women of her family explore the consequences of the defeat, from the rape of Cassandra, through the triumphant self-exculpation of Helen, to the pitiful death of the child Astyanax, who is thrown from the walls of his ravaged city. Barbara Goff sets the play in i…

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Women Writers of Ancient Greece & Rome

Women Writers of Ancient Greece & RomeSet at the end of the Trojan war, “Euripides’ Trojan Women” depicts the women of Troy as they wait to be taken into slavery. While choral songs recall the death-throes of the great city, the scenes between the old queen, Hekabe, and the women of her family explore the consequences of the defeat, from the rape of Cassandra, through the triumphant self-exculpation of Helen, to the pitiful death of the child Astyanax, who is thrown from the walls of his ravaged city. Barbara Goff sets the play in i…

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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)Set at the end of the Trojan war, “Euripides’ Trojan Women” depicts the women of Troy as they wait to be taken into slavery. While choral songs recall the death-throes of the great city, the scenes between the old queen, Hekabe, and the women of her family explore the consequences of the defeat, from the rape of Cassandra, through the triumphant self-exculpation of Helen, to the pitiful death of the child Astyanax, who is thrown from the walls of his ravaged city. Barbara Goff sets the play in i…

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