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Title Masks of Dionysus / edited by Thomas H. Carpenter and Christopher A. Faraone.

Imprint Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 1993.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  880.9001 M379    ---  Available
Description xviii, 344 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series Myth and poetics
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 303-329) and index.
Contents Interpretation. "He has a god in him" : human and divine in the modern perception of Dionysus / Albert Henrichs -- The asexuality of Dionysus / Michael Jameson -- Dionysus poured out : ancient and modern theories of sacrifice and cultural formation / Dirk Obbink -- Tragedy. Mixtures of masks : Maenads as tragic models / Renate Schlesier --Dionysus as destroyer of the household : Homer, tragedy, and the polis / Richard Seaford -- Staging Dionysus between Thebes and Athens / Froma I. Zeitlin -- Image. On the beardless Dionysus / Thomas H. Carpenter -- On the wildness of satyrs / Francois Lissarrague -- Fufluns Pacha : the Etruscan Dionysus / Larissa Bonfante -- Mystery cult. Dionysian and Orphic eschatology : new texts and old questions / Fritz Graf -- Bacchic Teletai in the Hellenistic Age / Walter Burkert -- Voices from beyond the grave : Dionysus and the dead / Susan Guettel Cole.
Subject Euripides. Bacchae.
Greek literature -- History and criticism.
Dionysus (Greek deity) in literature.
Dionysus (Greek deity) -- Cult.
Added Author Carpenter, Thomas H.
Faraone, Christopher A.
ISBN 0801427797 (alk. paper)
0801480620 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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