Siren Songs: Gender, Audiences, and Narrators in the Odyssey

Siren Songs: Gender, Audiences, and Narrators in the Odyssey

by Lillian Doherty
     
 

A feminist critique of the Odyssey
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A feminist critique of the Odyssey

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780472105977
Publisher:
University of Michigan Press
Publication date:
02/15/1996
Pages:
232
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Metis and the Contest for Meaning1
Introduction: On Reading the Odyssey9
1Actual Audiences: Contemporary Critics and the "Penelope Question"31
2Internal Audiences65
3Implied Audiences87
4Internal Narrators, Female and Male127
5The Narrative Hierarchy161
6The Active Audience179
Appendix: Types of Formal Redundancy Found in the Odyssey195
Works Cited201
Index209

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