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The Resource Female acts in Greek tragedy, Helene P. Foley

Female acts in Greek tragedy, Helene P. Foley

Label
Female acts in Greek tragedy
Title
Female acts in Greek tragedy
Statement of responsibility
Helene P. Foley
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Although Classical Athenian ideology did not permit women to exercise legal, economic, and social autonomy, the tragedies of Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides often represent them as influential social and moral forces in their own right. Scholars have struggled to explain this seeming contradiction. Helene Foley shows how Greek tragedy uses gender relations to explore specific issues in the development of the social, political, and intellectual life in the polis. She investigates three central and problematic areas in which tragic heroines act independently of men: death ritual and lamentat
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1942-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Foley, Helene P.
Index
index present
Language note
English
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Martin classical lectures
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Greek drama (Tragedy)
  • Women and literature
  • Women in literature
  • Tragédie grecque
  • Femmes et littérature
  • Femmes dans la littérature
  • DRAMA
  • Greek drama (Tragedy)
  • Women and literature
  • Women in literature
  • Greece
Label
Female acts in Greek tragedy, Helene P. Foley
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 339-368) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The politics of tragic lamentation -- The contradictions of tragic marriage -- Women as moral agents in Greek tragedy -- Virgins, wives, and mothers; Penelope as paradigm -- Sacrificial virgins: Antigone as moral agent -- Tragic wives: Clytemnestras -- Tragic wives: Medea's divided self -- Tragic mothers: maternal persuasion in Euripides -- Anodos dramas: Euripides' Alcestis and Helen
Control code
ocm52522431
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 410 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400824731
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
9780691094922
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
208747
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)52522431
Label
Female acts in Greek tragedy, Helene P. Foley
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 339-368) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The politics of tragic lamentation -- The contradictions of tragic marriage -- Women as moral agents in Greek tragedy -- Virgins, wives, and mothers; Penelope as paradigm -- Sacrificial virgins: Antigone as moral agent -- Tragic wives: Clytemnestras -- Tragic wives: Medea's divided self -- Tragic mothers: maternal persuasion in Euripides -- Anodos dramas: Euripides' Alcestis and Helen
Control code
ocm52522431
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 410 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400824731
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
9780691094922
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
208747
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)52522431

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