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Voices at work : women, performance, and labor in ancient Greece / Andromache Karanika.

  • Karanika, Andromache, 1971-
Date
2014
  • Books

About this work

Also known as

Women, performance, and labor in ancient Greece

Publication/Creation

Baltimore : The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2014.

Physical description

xi, 300 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references (pages 255-289) and index.

Contents

Women, labor and performance in Homer -- Gender, genre and women's work in The Odyssey -- Work and performance in captivity -- Fragments of songs-moments at work -- Finding work songs, dances, and ritual acts -- From lullabies to children's songs: some diachronic perspectives in domestic work and the work theme -- No more weaving: the poetics of interruption -- Harvesting song tradition.

Languages

  • English


Where to find it

  • Location

    History of Medicine CBW.328.AA1

    Access

    Open shelves

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Identifiers

ISBN

  • 1421412551
  • 9781421412559