Anxiety Veiled

Anxiety Veiled : Euripides and the Traffic in Women

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What should we make of the prominence of female characters in the plays of Euripides? Not, Nancy Sorkin Rabinowitz concludes, that he was either a misogynist or a feminist before his time. Tracking the relationship between male anxiety and female desire in his drama, she demonstrates in this rich and incisive book that Euripides' plays support a structure of male dominance while simultaneously inscribing female strength.

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  • Paperback | 264 pages
  • 147.3 x 223.5 x 20.3mm | 408.24g
  • 01 Dec 1993
  • Cornell University Press
  • Ithaca
  • English
  • 0801480914
  • 9780801480911

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