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.

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