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The Resource Women writers and the dark side of late-victorian hellenism, T.D. Olverson, (electronic book)

Women writers and the dark side of late-victorian hellenism, T.D. Olverson, (electronic book)

Label
Women writers and the dark side of late-victorian hellenism
Title
Women writers and the dark side of late-victorian hellenism
Statement of responsibility
T.D. Olverson
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Examining the appropriation of transgressive, violent female figures from ancient Greek literature and myth by late Victorian writers, Olverson reveals the extent to which ancient antagonists like the murderous Medea and the sinister Circe were employed as a means to protest against and comment upon contemporary social and political institutions
Cataloging source
UK-WkNB
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1975-
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Olverson, T.D.
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Hellenism in literature
  • English literature
  • English literature
  • English literature
  • English literature
  • Women and literature
  • Classicism
Label
Women writers and the dark side of late-victorian hellenism, T.D. Olverson, (electronic book)
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Publication
Note
Originally published in: 2009
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Acknowledgements -- Introduction: Contested Ground: Gender and Victorian Hellenism(s) -- Taking on the Tradition: Augusta Webster's Feminist Revisionism -- Amy Levy's Greek Anti-Heroines -- Worlds Without Women: Emily Pfeiffer's Political Hellenism -- Old Greek Wine in New Bottles: Michael Field's Dionysiac Poetics -- Medea's Haunting of the Fin de Siecle -- Afterword -- Bibliography -- Index
Extent
248 p.
File format
one file format
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780230246805
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unknown
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unknown
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unknown
Specific material designation
remote
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Requires Adobe Reader
Label
Women writers and the dark side of late-victorian hellenism, T.D. Olverson, (electronic book)
Publication
Note
Originally published in: 2009
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Acknowledgements -- Introduction: Contested Ground: Gender and Victorian Hellenism(s) -- Taking on the Tradition: Augusta Webster's Feminist Revisionism -- Amy Levy's Greek Anti-Heroines -- Worlds Without Women: Emily Pfeiffer's Political Hellenism -- Old Greek Wine in New Bottles: Michael Field's Dionysiac Poetics -- Medea's Haunting of the Fin de Siecle -- Afterword -- Bibliography -- Index
Extent
248 p.
File format
one file format
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780230246805
Level of compression
unknown
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Requires Adobe Reader

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