The Open UniversitySkip to content
 

Male and female spaces in Homer and in Heike monogatari

Yamagata, Naoko (2011). Male and female spaces in Homer and in Heike monogatari. Japan Studies in Classical Antiquity, 1 pp. 27–41.

URL: http://www.bun.kyoto-u.ac.jp/classics/CSJ/document...
Google Scholar: Look up in Google Scholar

Abstract

The basic division of male and female spaces appears to exist in both Homer and Heike monogatari. In both the breach of the gendered division of spaces is used to underline crises, and, to this extent, the 'norm' which contracts outside/public as male and inside/private as female space seems valid, against which spatial signs can be read. In both Homer and Heike the deviation from the 'normal' division of male and female space is a central narrative device.

Item Type: Journal Article
Copyright Holders: 2011 The Classical Society of Japan
ISSN: 2185-5692
Academic Unit/Department: Arts > Classical Studies
Related URLs:
Item ID: 31276
Depositing User: Naoko Yamagata
Date Deposited: 12 Jan 2012 10:32
Last Modified: 23 Oct 2012 14:26
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/31276
Share this page:

Actions (login may be required)

View Item
Report issue / request change

Policies | Disclaimer

© The Open University   + 44 (0)870 333 4340   general-enquiries@open.ac.uk