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Hellenic Studies Series 19

Weaving Truth

Essays on Language and the Female in Greek Thought

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$19.95 • £15.95 • €18.00

ISBN 9780674023727

Publication Date: 12/15/2008


424 pages

5-1/2 x 9 inches

5 black and white halftones

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  • Acknowledgments
  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • 1. Language and the Female in Early Greek Thought
  • Weaving in Narrative: Textures of Space and Time
  • 2. Helen’s Web: Time and Tableau in the Iliad
  • 3. Similes and Symbols in Odyssey v
  • 4. Odyssean Temporality: Many (Re)Turns
  • Weaving pseudea homoia etumoisin “false things like to real things”
  • 5. Helen’s “Good Drug”
  • 6. Sacred Apostrophe: Re-Presentation and Imitation in Homeric Hymn to Apollo and Homeric Hymn to Hermes
  • 7. Homeric Hymn to Aphrodite: Tradition and Rhetoric, Praise and Blame
  • Weaving in Architecture: The Truth of Building
  • 8. The (Re)Marriage of Penelope and Odysseus
  • 9. Architecture, Gender, Philosophy
  • 10. Female, Fetish, Urban Form
  • Bibliography
  • Index
  • Index Locorum
  • Index of Greek Terms

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