The Resource Distaff Side : Representing the Female in Homer's Odyssey

Distaff Side : Representing the Female in Homer's Odyssey

Label
Distaff Side : Representing the Female in Homer's Odyssey
Title
Distaff Side
Title remainder
Representing the Female in Homer's Odyssey
Creator
Language
eng
Summary
Female Characters play various roles in the Odyssey: patron goddess (Athena), seductress (Kirke, the Sirens, Nausikaa), carnivorous monster (Skylla), maid servant (Eurykleia), and faithful wife (Penelope). Adopting an interdisciplinary approach, this study examines these different femalerepresentations and their significance within the context of the poem and Greek culture. A central theme of the book is the visualization of the Odyssey's female characters by ancient artists, and several essays discuss the visual and iconographic implications of Odysseus' female encounters asdepicted in Greek,
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
883/.01
Index
no index present
LC call number
PA4167 -- D57 1995eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
Distaff Side : Representing the Female in Homer's Odyssey
Publication
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Contributors; Abbreviations; I. Introduction; 1. The Odyssey, History, and Women; 2. Female Representations and Interpreting the Odyssey; 3. Between Skylla and Penelope: Female Characters of the Odyssey in Archaic and Classical Greek Art; II. Female Representations in the Odyssey; 4. The Plan of Athena; 5. Sirens, Muses and Female Narrators in the Odyssey; 6. Penelope as Moral Agent; 7. Figuring Fidelity in Homer's Odyssey; III. Representations of Female Characters from the Odyssey in Ancient Art; 8. Coming of Age in Phaiakia: The Meeting of Odysseus and Nausikaa
  • 9. Kirke's Men: Swine and Sweethearts10. Les Femmes Fatales: Skylla and the Sirens in Greek Art; 11. The Intimate Act of Footwashing: Odyssey 19; References; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Z
Control code
ocn935260759
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (286 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780195344738
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b3562968x
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)935260759
  • pebcs0195344731

Library Locations

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