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Author Chong-Gossard, J. H. Kim On (James Harvey Kim On), 1969- author.

Title Gender and communication in Euripides' plays : between song and silence / by J.H. Kim On Chong-Gossard
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2008


Description 1 online resource (viii, 263 pages)
Series Mnemosyne supplements, 0169-8958 ; volume 296
Mnemosyne, bibliotheca classica Batava. Supplementum ; 296.
Contents Acknowledgments; Chapter One: Introduction: Gendered Space in Greek Tragedy; as Communication; Chapter Two: Song as Knowledge: Recognition Duets; Chapter Three: Why Am I Singing? Resistance and Other Semantics of Lyric; Chapter Four: Silence I: Gendered Categories; Chapter Five: Silence II: Solidarity and Complicity; Chapter Six: Women Out of Place; Chapter Seven: Conclusions; Bibliography; Index Locorum; Index Nominum et Rerum
Summary In Greek tragedy, women constantly struggle to control language. This book shows how aspects of women's communication-song, silence and secret-keeping as female verbal genres, and the challenges of speaking out of place-constitute a decisive factor in Euripides' portrayal of gender
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-254) and indexes
Notes Print version record
Subject 880-01 Euripides.
880-01/(S Ευριπίδης, π. 480-406 π.Χ -- Χαρακτήρες -- Γυναίκες
Euripides -- Characters -- Women
Euripides ca. 485/480 v. Chr.-406 v.Chr.
Euripides, approximately 480-406 f.Kr -- litterära gestalter.
Women in literature.
Greek drama (Tragedy)
DRAMA -- Ancient, Classical & Medieval.
Greek drama (Tragedy)
Women in literature
Frau Motiv
Litteratur -- Grekland -- antiken.
Kvinnor i litteraturen.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9789047442769