Pasiphae, Ariadne, and Phaedra in Latin Poetry
By (author) Rebecca Armstrong
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Cretan Women by Rebecca Armstrong
Book DescriptionIn this detailed study of the representations of Pasiphae, Ariadne, and Phaedra in Latin poetry, Rebecca Armstrong investigates both the literary history of the myths (the Greek roots, the interactions between Roman versions) and their cultural resonance. In addition to close readings of the major treatments of each woman's story (in Catullus, Virgil, Ovid, and Seneca), she offers extended thematic explorations of the importance of memory, wildness, and morality in the myths. By extending the net to encompass three women (all from the same ill-fated family), the book gives a clear picture of the complexity and fascinating interconnectedness of myths and texts in Ancient Rome.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780199284030
(224mm x 145mm x 27mm)
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 23-Feb-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Rebecca Armstrong
Rebecca Armstrong is Fellow and Tutor in Classics, St Hilda's College, and Department of Classics, Oxford University.
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