Women in the Ancient World: The Arethusa Papers

Women in the Ancient World: The Arethusa Papers

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ISBN-13: 9780873957731
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Publication date: 01/28/1983
Series: SUNY Series in Classical Studies
Pages: 377
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

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Introduction
John Peradotto and J.P. Sullivan

Early Greece: The Origins of the Western Attitude Toward Women
Marylin B. Arthur

"Reverse Similes" and Sex Roles in the Odyssey
Helene P. Foley

Workers and Drones: Labor, Idleness and Gender Definition in Hesiod's Beehive
Linda S. Sussman

Sappho and Helen
Page duBois

The Maenad in Early Greek Art
Sheila McNally

Classical Greek Attitudes to Sexual Behaviour
K. J. Dover

The Dynamics of Misogyny: Myth and Mythmaking in the Oresteia
Froma I. Zeitlin

The Menace of Dionysus: Sex Roles and Reversals in Euripides' Bacchae
Charles Segal

Plato: Misogynist, Phaedophile, and Feminist
Dorothea Wender

The Women of Etruria
Larissa Bonfante Warren

The Role of Women in Roman Elegy: Counter-Cultural Feminism
Judith P. Hallett

Rape and Rape Victims in the Metamorphoses
Leo C. Curran

Theodora and Antonina in the Historia Arcana: History and/or Fiction?
Elizabeth A. Fisher

Selected Bibliography on Women in Classical Antiquity
Sarah B. Pomeroy (with Ross S. Kraemer and Natalie Kampen)

Suggested Undergraduate Syllabus
Sarah B. Pomeroy

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