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By Nicole Loraux

In traditional lifestyles an Athenian lady was once allowed no accomplishments past prime a quiet and exemplary life as spouse and mom. Her glory was once to haven't any glory. In Greek tragedy, despite the fact that, ladies die violently and, via violence, grasp their very own destiny. it's a style that delights in blurring the formal frontier among masculine and female. throughout the subtlety of her studying of those robust and ambiguous texts, Nicole Loraux elicits an array of insights into Greek attitudes towards loss of life, sexuality, and gender.

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