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Published: 15 December 2015

448 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780199659364

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Reproducing Rome

Motherhood in Virgil, Ovid, Seneca, and Statius

Mairead McAuley

Oxford Studies in Classical Literature and Gender Theory

  • Explores the significance of motherhood in the literature of ancient Rome
  • Analyses key authors of the period in conjunction with modern feminist theorists such as Klein, Irigaray, Kristeva, and Cavarero
  • Encourages the reader to consider more deeply the role of the maternal in the context of pre-modern Western culture