The Epic Gaze: Vision, Gender and Narrative in Ancient Epic

The Epic Gaze: Vision, Gender and Narrative in Ancient Epic

by Helen Lovatt

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781107016118
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 06/27/2013
Pages: 424
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Helen Lovatt is Associate Professor of Classics at the University of Nottingham and her teaching includes epic and its reception. She is the author of Statius and Epic Games (Cambridge University Press, 2005) and co-editor, with Caroline Vout, of Epic Visions (Cambridge University Press, 2013).

Table of Contents

1. Introduction; 2. The divine gaze; 3. The mortal gaze; 4. The prophetic gaze; 5. Ecphrasis and the Other; 6. The female gaze; 7. Heroic bodies on display; 8. The assaultive gaze; 9. Fixing it for good. Medusa and monumentality.

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