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The Roman mistress : ancient and modern representations, Maria Wyke

Label
The Roman mistress : ancient and modern representations
Title
The Roman mistress
Title remainder
ancient and modern representations
Statement of responsibility
Maria Wyke
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"From Latin love poetry's dominating and enslaving beloveds, to modern popular culture's infamous Cleopatras and Messalinas, representations of the Roman mistress (or the mistress of Romans) have brought into question both ancient and modern genders and political systems. The Roman Mistress explores representations of transgressive women in Latin love poetry and British television drama, in Roman historiography and nineteenth-century Italian anthropology, on classical coinage and college websites, as poetic metaphor and in the Hollywood star system. In an accessible style, the book makes a contribution to feminist scholarship on antiquity, the classical tradition, and cultural studies."--BOOK JACKET
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wyke, Maria
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PA6029.L6
LC item number
W95 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cleopatra
  • Cleopatra
  • Messalina, Valeria
  • Messalina, Valeria
  • Love poetry, Latin
  • Man-woman relationships in motion pictures
  • Man-woman relationships in literature
  • Feminism and literature
  • Feminism and motion pictures
  • Women and literature
  • Women in motion pictures
  • Sex role in literature
  • Mistresses
  • Maîtresses
  • Romeinse keizertijd
  • Receptie
  • Elegieën
  • Latijn
  • Lyrik
  • Geliebte <Motiv>
  • Rezeption
  • Latein
Label
The Roman mistress : ancient and modern representations, Maria Wyke
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [391]-428) and indexes
Contents
Pt. 1. Love Poetry -- Mistress and Metaphor in Augustan Elegy -- Written Women: Propertius' scripta puella (2.10-13) -- The Elegiac Woman at Rome: Propertius Book -- Reading Female Flesh: Ovid Amores -- Taking the Woman's Part: Gender and Scholarship on Love Elegy -- pt. 2. Reception -- Meretrix regina: Augustan Cleopatras -- Oriental Vamp: Cleopatra 1910s -- Glamour Girl: Cleopatra 1930s-1960s -- Meretrix Augusta: Messalina 1870s-1920s -- Suburban Feminist: Messalina 1930s-1970s
Control code
47893055
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
x, 452 p.
Isbn
9780198150756
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
2001039751
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)47893055
Label
The Roman mistress : ancient and modern representations, Maria Wyke
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [391]-428) and indexes
Contents
Pt. 1. Love Poetry -- Mistress and Metaphor in Augustan Elegy -- Written Women: Propertius' scripta puella (2.10-13) -- The Elegiac Woman at Rome: Propertius Book -- Reading Female Flesh: Ovid Amores -- Taking the Woman's Part: Gender and Scholarship on Love Elegy -- pt. 2. Reception -- Meretrix regina: Augustan Cleopatras -- Oriental Vamp: Cleopatra 1910s -- Glamour Girl: Cleopatra 1930s-1960s -- Meretrix Augusta: Messalina 1870s-1920s -- Suburban Feminist: Messalina 1930s-1970s
Control code
47893055
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
x, 452 p.
Isbn
9780198150756
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
2001039751
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)47893055

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