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Author Blondell, Ruby, 1954-

Title Helen of Troy : beauty, myth, devastation / Ruby Blondell.

Publication Info. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    880.9351 BLO    Available
Description xvii, 289 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The problem of female beauty -- Helen, daughter of Zeus -- Disarming beauty: the Iliad -- Happily ever after?: the Odyssey -- The many faces of Helen: archaic lyric -- Behind the scenes: the Oresteia -- Spartan woman and Spartan goddess: Herodotus -- Playing defense: Gorgias' encomium of Helen -- Enter Helen: Euripides' Trojan women -- Two-faced Helen: the Helen of Euripides -- Helen MacGuffin: Isocrates.
Subject Helen, of Troy, Queen of Sparta -- In literature.
Greek literature -- History and criticism
Latin literature -- History and criticism.
ISBN 9780199731602 hardcover alkaline paper
0199731608 hardcover alkaline paper

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