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The Transvestite Achilles: Gender and Genre in Statius' Achilleid

The Transvestite Achilles: Gender and Genre in Statius' Achilleid

  • Author: Heslin, Peter

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$110.50

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Estimated despatch time 7 - 10 days

Contents

  • Introduction;
  • 1. Opening nights at the opera 1641-1741;
  • 2. The design of the Achilleid;
  • 3. Womanhood, rhetoric, and performance;
  • 4. Semivir, Semifer, Semideus;
  • 5. Transvestism in myth and ritual;
  • 6. Rape, repetition, and romance;
  • 7. Conclusion.