Courtesans at Table: Gender and Greek Literary Culture in Athenaeus [NOOK Book]

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First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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Courtesans at Table: Gender and Greek Literary Culture in Athenaeus

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Overview

First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781317794141
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 2/25/2014
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 254
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet the Author

Laura K. McClure is Associate Professor of Classics and Chair of the Integrated Liberal Studies Program at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. She has edited two essay collections on women and sexuality in ancient Greece, and has written a book on speech and gender in Greek drama.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
A Note on Abbreviations
Introduction 1
Ch. 1 Genres of Courtesans: Athenaeus and Literary Nostalgia 27
Ch. 2 The Women Most Mentioned: The Names of Athenian Courtesans 59
Ch. 3 The Witticisms of Courtesans and Attic Paideia 79
Ch. 4 The Spectacle of the Body: Courtesans in Performance 107
Ch. 5 Temples and Mirrors: The Dedications of Hetaeras 137
Ch. 6 Conclusion 167
App. I List of Authors and Titles in Book 13 of Athenaeus' Deipnosophistae 171
App. II Narrative Structure of Book 13 of Athenaeus' Deipnosophistae 179
App. III Named Courtesans and Prostitutes in Book 13 of Athenaeus' Deipnosophistae 183
App. IV Courtesans and their Lovers in Book 13 of Athenaeus' Deipnosophistae 199
Notes 203
Bibliography 225
Index 235
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