Roman Literature, Gender and Reception: Domina Illustris by Donald Lateiner,Barbara K. Gold,Judith Perkins PDF

By Donald Lateiner,Barbara K. Gold,Judith Perkins

This state-of-the-art selection of essays deals provocative experiences of historical background, literature, gender identifications and roles, and next interpretations of the republican and imperial Roman previous. The prose and poetry of Cicero and Petronius, Lucretius, Virgil, and Ovid obtain clean interpretations; pagan and Christian texts are re-examined from feminist and innovative views; genres of epic, didactic, and tragedy are re-examined; and next makes use of and re-uses of the traditional background are probed with new realization: Shakespeare, 19th Century American theater, and modern productions regarding prisoners and veterans.

Comprising nineteen essays jointly honoring the feminist Classical student Judith Hallett, this ebook will curiosity the Classical student, the traditional historian, the scholar of Reception reports, and feminists attracted to all sessions. The authors from the U.S., Britain, France and Switzerland are professionals in a single or extra of those fields and chapters variety from the overdue Republic to the overdue Empire to the present.

Show description

Read Online or Download Roman Literature, Gender and Reception: Domina Illustris (Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies) PDF

Best ancient history books

New PDF release: Lucullus: A Life (International Library of Sociology

This is often the 1st biography in English of Lucullus, one in all Rome's maximum infantrymen, usually thought of a degenerate. Paring again the legends and misconceptions surrounding his identify, the ebook examines Lucullus as a soldier, baby-kisser and aesthete. heir of the beliefs of his good friend Sulla, his profession spans the final years of the Roman republic while it was once ruled below the structure the dictator had devised.

Get A Companion to Women in the Ancient World (Blackwell PDF

Chosen through selection as a 2012 impressive educational identify offered a 2012 PROSE Honorable point out as a unmarried quantity Reference/Humanities & Social Sciences A significant other to girls within the old international offers an interdisciplinary, methodologically-based selection of newly-commissioned essays from well-liked students at the examine of girls within the historic global.

Thorsten Scherff's Anakyklosis - Der Kreislauf der Verfassungen im 6. Buch des PDF

Studienarbeit aus dem Jahr 2005 im Fachbereich Geschichte - Weltgeschichte - Frühgeschichte, Antike, word: 1,7, Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf, Veranstaltung: Die athenische Demokratie, 10 Quellen im Literaturverzeichnis, Sprache: Deutsch, summary: Schon früh haben sich griechische Philosophen mit verschiedenen Verfassungstypen beschäftigt und mit dem challenge, wie diese von einander abhängen.

Get Royal Apologetic in the Ancient Near East (Writings from the PDF

A clean exploration of apologetic fabric that pushes past shape criticismAndrew Knapp applies glossy style concept to 8 royal apologies that served to shield the legitimacy of kings who got here to strength below abnormal conditions. Knapp examines texts and inscriptions relating to Telipinu, Hattushili III, David, Solomon, Hazael, Esarhaddon, Nabonidus, and Darius to spot transhistorical universal matters that unite each one discourse.

Additional resources for Roman Literature, Gender and Reception: Domina Illustris (Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies)

Example text

Download PDF sample

Roman Literature, Gender and Reception: Domina Illustris (Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies) by Donald Lateiner,Barbara K. Gold,Judith Perkins

by Anthony

Rated 4.77 of 5 – based on 33 votes