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Madonna and whore: the many faces of Penelope in Camerini’s Ulysses

Paul, Joanna (2013). Madonna and whore: the many faces of Penelope in Camerini’s Ulysses. In: Nikoloutsos, Konstantinos P. ed. Ancient Greek Women in Film. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 139–162.

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Carol Ann Duffy's poem "Penelope" ... is just one example of a long tradition of receptions of Penelope, stretching from Homer to the present day. Although this chapter cannot provide a detailed account of this reception history, it is useful to be aware of how regularly Penelope has been thrust centre-stage and given a voice. Writers and artists have dissected her, examined her motives, queried her actions and emotions, and retold her story in her (their) own words.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Copyright Holders: 2013 Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0-19-967892-8, 978-0-19-967892-1
Academic Unit/Department: Arts > Classical Studies
Item ID: 34741
Depositing User: Joanna Paul
Date Deposited: 22 Oct 2012 08:08
Last Modified: 14 Jan 2016 11:53
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