In ordinary life the Athenian woman was allowed no accomplishments beyond being a wife and mother. In Greek tragedy, however, women die violently and, through violence, master their own fate. Through her reading of these texts, Loraux illuminates Greek attitudes toward death, sexuality and gender.
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(211mm x 139mm x 10mm)
Harvard University Press
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Author Biography - Nicole Loraux
Nicole Loraux is Directeur d'Etudes at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris.