Reclaiming Klytemnestra

Reclaiming Klytemnestra : REVENGE OR RECONCILIATION

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The book explores why Klytemnestra, this very problematic female figure from ancient Greece, reemerges so insistently at the end of the last millennium and how late twentieth-century women writers reconceptualize the infamous queen.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 240 pages
  • 164.1 x 232.7 x 22.4mm | 508.03g
  • University of Illinois Press
  • Baltimore, United States
  • English
  • 0252028112
  • 9780252028113
  • 1,665,792

Table of contents

Introduction: Foundations of western culture, re-collecting Klytemnestra; the classical Klytemnestra; Klytemnestra takes center stage; Klytemnestra in the pre- and early 1980s; Klytemnestra in the mid-to-late 1980s; the fate of Klytemnestra in the 1990s - upstaged by her daughters; conclusion: The issues for women re-visionists - trauma - violence and a new gender dialogic for Klytemnestra at the end of the millennium.show more

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