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  • Spoken Like a Woman
    Spoken Like a Woman (English, Paperback) Laura K. McClure

    In ancient Athens, where freedom of speech derived from the power of male citizenship, women's voices were seldom heard in public. Female speech was more often represented in theatrical productions through women characters written and enacted by men. This book studies women's speech in classical drama.

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  • Courtesans at Table
    Courtesans at Table (English, Hardback) Laura K. McClure

    Drawing on Book 13 of the Athenaeus' "Deipnosophistae", which contains almost all known references to Hetaeras from all periods of Greek literature, Laura K. McClure has created a window onto the ways ancient Greeks perceived the courtesan and the role of the courtesan in Greek life.

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  • Courtesans at Table
    Courtesans at Table (English, Paperback) Laura K. McClure

    Drawing on Book 13 of the Athenaeus' "Deipnosophistae", which contains almost all known references to Hetaeras from all periods of Greek literature, Laura K. McClure has created a window onto the ways ancient Greeks perceived the courtesan and the role of the courtesan in Greek life.

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  • Sexuality and Gender in the Classical World
    Sexuality and Gender in the Classical World (English, Paperback) Laura K. McClure

    Explores the fascinating world of sex and gender roles in the classical period. Accessible to general readers whilst encouraging them to confront new theories and methodologies, and contemporary assumptions about gender and sexuality.

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  • Sexuality and Gender in the Classical World
    Sexuality and Gender in the Classical World (English, Hardback) Professor Laura K Mcclure

    This book explores the fascinating world of sex and gender roles in the classical period. It provides readers with essays that represent a range of perspectives on women, gender and sexuality in the ancient world.

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  • Making Silence Speak
    Making Silence Speak (English, Paperback) Andre Lardinois

    Attempts to recover the voices of women in antiquity from various perspectives: how they spoke, where they could be heard, and how their speech was adopted in literature and public discourse. This book reveals the interrelation between women's speech and the realm of literary production, religion, and oratory.

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  • Prostitutes and Courtesans in the Ancient World
    Prostitutes and Courtesans in the Ancient World (English, Paperback) Christopher A. Faraone

    Explores the implications of sex-for-pay from ancient Mesopotamia to the early Christian period. The essays in this volume reflect the difficulty of answering the question of whether temple prostitution existed in the ancient Near East and Greece, and the implications of literary representations of prostitutes and courtesans.

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  • Sexuality and Gender in the Classical World (English, Other digital) Laura K. McClure

    * Explores the fascinating world of sex and gender roles in the classical period. * Accessible to general readers whilst encouraging them to confront new theories and methodologies, and contemporary assumptions about gender and sexuality.

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  • A Companion to Euripides (Online resource) Laura K McClure Currently Unavailable More details
  • Spoken Like a Woman
    Spoken Like a Woman (English, Hardback) Laura K. McClure

    In ancient Athens, where freedom of speech derived from the power of male citizenship, women's voices were seldom heard in public. Offering a study of women's speech in classical drama, this work explores the discursive practices attributed to women of fifth-century B C Greece and to what extent these representations reflected a larger reality.

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