TITLE

‘We’re here too, the ones without names.’ A study of female voices as imagined by Margaret Atwood, Carol Ann Duffy, and Marguerite Yourcenar

AUTHOR(S)
Braund, Susanna
PUB. DATE
November 2012
SOURCE
Classical Receptions Journal;Nov2012, Vol. 4 Issue 2, p190
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Literary Criticism
ABSTRACT
This essay discusses four cases of twentieth and twenty-first century women writers ventriloquizing women from Greco-Roman mythology in compositions which ask uncomfortable or disconcerting questions about familiar stories from the ancient world. They all challenge readers to confront unpalatable elements of the myths.
ACCESSION #
87988450

 

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