Invention Of Jane Harrison

Invention Of Jane Harrison

by Mary Beard
     
 

Jane Ellen Harrison (1850-1928) is the most famous female Classicist in history, the author of books that revolutionized our understanding of Greek culture and religion. This lively and innovative portrayal of a fascinating woman raises the question of who wins (and how) in the competition for academic fame.See more details below

Overview

Jane Ellen Harrison (1850-1928) is the most famous female Classicist in history, the author of books that revolutionized our understanding of Greek culture and religion. This lively and innovative portrayal of a fascinating woman raises the question of who wins (and how) in the competition for academic fame.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674008076
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Publication date:
05/03/2002
Series:
Revealing Antiquity Series, #14
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
0.54(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword

Preface

Illustrations

1. Prolegomena

2. Mrs. Arthur Strong: Apotheosis and After Life

3. Unanimism

4. Myths of the Odyssey in Art and Literature

5. Introductory Studies in Greek Art

6. Alpha and Omega

7. Ancient Art and Ritual

8. Hellas at Cambridge

9. Pandora's Box

10. Epilegomena

Lifelines

Notes

Major Archival Sources

Bibliography

Index

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