Female Acts in Greek Tragedy

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Female Acts in Greek Tragedy - Foley, Helene P

Although Classical Athenian ideology did not permit women to exercise legal, economic, and social autonomy, the tragedies of Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides often represent them as influential social and moral forces in their own right. Scholars have struggled to explain this seeming contradiction. Helene Foley shows how Greek tragedy uses ...

Female Acts in Greek Tragedy 2002, Princeton University Press

ISBN-13: 9780691094922

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