Female Acts in Greek Tragedy - (eBooks, ePUB, PDF, Downloads)

Female Acts in Greek Tragedy(ePUB)

Print Length: 135 pages
Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
Publication Date: 26.12.2017
Language: English

Although Classical Athenian ideology did not permit women to exercise legal, economic, and social autonomy, the tragedies of Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides often represent them as influential social and moral forces in their own right. Scholars have struggled to explain this seeming contradiction. Helene Foley shows how Greek tragedy uses gender relations to explore s


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