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Woman's Songs in Ancient Greece

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Through a balanced discussion of poetry as performance, relevant kinds and genres of poetry, the definition and scope of "woman's song" as a mode, partheneia (maidens' songs) and the girls' chorus, lyric in the drama, echoes and imitations of archaic woman's song in Hellenistic poetry, and inferences about the differences between male and female authors, Klinck demonstrates that woman's song is ultimately best understood as the product of a male-dominated culture but that feminine stereotypes, while refined by skilful male ...

Woman's Songs in Ancient Greece 2008, McGill-Queen's University Press

ISBN-13: 9780773534490

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Woman's Songs in Ancient Greece 2008, McGill-Queen's University Press

ISBN-13: 9780773534483

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