Sappho's Sweetbitter Songs

Sappho's Sweetbitter Songs : Configurations of Female and Male in Ancient Greek Lyric


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First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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Product details

  • Hardback | 244 pages
  • 142 x 210 x 24mm | 439.99g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • bibliography, index
  • 0415126703
  • 9780415126700

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"The author offers a lively discussion of the current scholarly issues and is particularly skillful at demonstrating Sappho's unique perspective through a comparative study of the early Greek poets... deserves a close reading from anyone interested in Greek poetry or gender studies ."-"Religious Studies Review

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Table of contents

Aphrodite; songs of Love; a woman's desire; virginity; gazing at beauty; circles of women; a chain of remembrance; epithalamia; immortality; honour; symbolic realms.

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