Woman's Power, Man's Game

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Author  Mary DeForest
Publisher  Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers
Publication Date   January 15, 1993
ISBN  0865162581
Pages  428

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Woman's Power, Man's Game is a revealing and thoughtful analysis of women in antiquity, as portrayed in classical literature. The book features essays by 12 classicists who provide provocative examinations of significant aspects of female situations in antiquity.

Special Features

* The Only Women Who Give Birth to Men: A Gynocentric, Cross-Cultural View of Women in Ancient Sparta - Bella Zweig
* Re(de)fining Woman: Language and Power in the Homeric Hymn to Demeter - Kristina Passman
* Women, Fat, and Fertility: Hippocratic Theorizing and Treatment - Jody Rubin Pinault
* The Wandering Womb of Delos - Jon Solomon
* Hera, Nurse of Monsters - Joan O'Brien
* Clytemnestra's Breast and the Evil Eye - Mary DeForest
* Euripides' Medea: Woman or Fiend? - Lena Hatzichronoglou
* Propertius, Poetry, and Love - Kathleen McNamee
* From a Sure Foot to Faltering Meters: The Dark Ladies of Tibullan Elegy - Brenda H. Fineberg
* ''The Master Mistress of My Passion'': The Lady as Patron in Ancient and Renaissance Literature - Barbara K. Gold
* Julia in Lucan's Tripartite Vision of the Dead Republic - Emily E. Batinski
* Martial's Sulpicia and Propertius' Cynthia Judith P. Hallett

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