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Clothing and identity in Homer: the case of Penelope's web

Yamagata, Naoko (2005). Clothing and identity in Homer: the case of Penelope's web. Mnemosyne, 58(4) pp. 539–546.

DOI (Digital Object Identifier) Link: http://doi.org/10.1163/156852505774483253
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Abstract

An examination of the pattern in which clothing is used as means of enhancing or concealing identification of characters in Homer, especially in the context of the Odyssey. In light of the general pattern observed in both the Iliad and the Odyssey, the paper attempts to identify the true use of Penelope's web.

Item Type: Journal Article
ISSN: 1568-525X
Extra Information: In the 'Miscellanea' section of the journal.
Keywords: Homer; Odyssey; Iliad; Odysseus; Penelope; Greek epic; clothing; identity; women; weaving
Academic Unit/Department: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Art History, Classical Studies, English and Creative Writing, Music
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS)
Item ID: 3713
Depositing User: Naoko Yamagata
Date Deposited: 29 Jun 2006
Last Modified: 04 Oct 2016 09:50
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/3713
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