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Author Carpenter, Thomas H.

Title Masks of Dionysus / edited by Thomas H. Carpenter and Christopher A. Faraone
Published Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 1993


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  886.03512 C2973/M  AVAILABLE
Description xviii, 344 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Series Myth and poetics
Myth and poetics.
Contents Foreword / Gregory Nagy -- Introduction / Christopher A. Faraone -- Interpretation. 1. "He Has a God in Him": Human and Divine in the Modern Perception of Dionysus / Albert Henrichs. 2. The Asexuality of Dionysus / Michael Jameson. 3. Dionysus Poured Out: Ancient and Modern Theories of Sacrifice and Cultural Formation / Dirk Obbink -- Tragedy. 4. Mixtures of Masks: Maenads as Tragic Models / Renate Schlesier. 5. Dionysus as Destroyer of the Household: Homer, Tragedy, and the Polis / Richard Seaford. 6. Staging Dionysus between Thebes and Athens / Froma I. Zeitlin -- Image. 7. On the Beardless Dionysus / Thomas H. Carpenter. 8. On the Wildness of Satyrs / Francois Lissarrague. 9. Fufluns Pacha: The Etruscan Dionysus / Larissa Bonfante -- Mystery Cult. 10. Dionysian and Orphic Eschatology: New Texts and Old Questions / Fritz Graf. 11. Bacchic Teletai in the Hellenistic Age / Walter Burkert. 12. Voices from beyond the Grave: Dionysus and the Dead / Susan Guettel Cole
Analysis Dionysus (Greek deity) - Cult)
Greek literature - History and criticism
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 303-329) and index
SUBJECT Dionysus (Greek deity) -- Cult.
Dionysus (Greek deity) -- In literature
Euripides. Bacchae.
Euripides. Bacchae. English.
Subject Bacchantes.
Greek literature -- History and criticism.
Author Carpenter, Thomas H.
Faraone, C. A. (Christopher A.)
LC no. 92054965
ISBN 0801427797 (alk. paper)
0801480620 (paperback: alk. paper)