Dangerous voices : women's laments and Greek literature / Gail Holst-Warhaft

1992, 1st edition. London ; New York, NY : Routledge. Fine cloth copy in a near-fine dust-wrapper that is slightly dust-dulled. Particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and especially sharp-cornered. Item #394542
ISBN: 0415072492

Physical description; 227 pages. Notes; Includes bibliographical references and index. Contents; Death, tears and ideas: lament in cross-cultural perspective -- The painful art: women's laments for the dead in rural Greece -- The politics of revenge in the laments of Inner Mani: duty, honour and poisoned eggs -- Mourning in a man's world: the Epitaphios Logos and the banning of laments in fifth-century Athens -- From the Erinyes to the Eumenides: tragedy and the taming of lament -- Epitaphs and photographs: laments in modern Greek literature. Subjects; Ancient. Greek literature History and criticism. Death in literature. Laments Greece History and criticism. Women Greece Social conditions. Literature and society Greece. Women and literature Greece. Mourning customs in literature. Mourning customs Greece. Death in literature. Greek literature. Laments. Literature and society. Mourning customs. Women and literature. Women Social conditions. Literature and society Greece History. Women and literature Greece History. Mourning customs Greece History. Literature and society Greece History To 1500. Litteìrature grecque Histoire et critique. Litteìrature et socieìteì GreÌce Histoire. Femmes et litteìrature GreÌce Histoire. Deuil Coutumes GreÌce Histoire. Femmes GreÌce Conditions sociales. Deuil Coutumes, dans la litteìrature. Lamentations GreÌce Histoire. Lamentations dans la litteìrature. Mort. Mort dans la litteìrature. Lamentations GreÌce Histoire et critique. Litteìrature et socieìteì GreÌce. Femmes et litteìrature GreÌce. Deuil Coutumes GreÌce. Death. Klaagliederen. Vrouwen. Letterkunde. Grieks.

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