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Lesbian Desire in the Lyrics of Sappho (Between Men--Between Women)

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Publisher Comments:

This is the first book to examine Sappho's poetry through the lens of lesbian desire. Snyder provides close readings of the surviving examples of Sappho's poetry, occasionally presenting comparative material from other ancient Greek poets. The original Greek text is included in an appendix.

Book News Annotation:

Heavily influenced by the assumptions of New Criticism and the tradition of close textual reading, classical philologist Snyder interprets Sappho's poetry within the framework of homoerotic desire. Examining the one full poem of Sappho and a number of fragments, she also looks at comparative readings of other ancient Greek poets and Sappho's influence on modern American women writers. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews@booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN:
9780231099950
Author:
Snyder, Jane
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Subject:
Poetry
Subject:
History and criticism
Subject:
Lesbian Studies
Subject:
Lesbians in literature
Subject:
Women and literature
Subject:
Gay & Lesbian
Subject:
Desire in literature
Subject:
Literary Criticism : General
Series:
Between Men--Between Women
Publication Date:
19980931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
347
Dimensions:
9.19x6.08x.71 in. .91 lbs.

Related Subjects

Fiction and Poetry » Classics » Greek
Gay and Lesbian » Fiction and Poetry » General
Humanities » Literary Criticism » General

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