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Author Komar, Kathleen L.

Title Reclaiming Klytemnestra : revenge or reconciliation / Kathleen L. Komar.

Imprint Urbana : University of Illinois Press, c2003.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  809.93351 K835r 2003    ---  Available
Description xii, 224 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [195]-211) and index.
Contents Introduction: Foundations of western culture, re-collecting Klytemnestra -- The classical Klytemnestra -- Klytemnestra takes center stage : Klytemnestra in the pre- and early 1980s -- Klytemnestra in the mid- to late 1980s -- The fate of Klytemnestra in the 1990s : upstaged by her daughters -- Conclusion: The issues for women revisionists; trauma, violence, and a new gender dialogic for Klytemnestra at the end of the millennium.
Subject Clytemnestra (Greek mythology) in literature.
Literature, Modern -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Literature -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
Women and literature -- History -- 20th century.
Women murderers in literature.
Adultery in literature.
Revenge in literature.
ISBN 0252028112 (cloth : acid-free paper)
9780252028113 (cloth : acid-free paper)
Standard No. UKM bA3X8163
NLGGC 246986263

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