Journals Higher Education



Published: 02 September 2011

296 Pages

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780199582969

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Sibylline Sisters

Virgil's Presence in Contemporary Women's Writing

Fiona Cox

Classical Presences

  • A comprehensive look at contemporary women writers (Margaret Drabble, A. S. Byatt, Ruth Fainlight, Michele Roberts, Carol Ann Duffy, U. A. Fanthorpe, Josephine Balmer, Eavan Boland, Joyce Carol Oates, Janet Lembke, Ursula Le Guinand, Christa Wolf, Helene Cixous, Charlotte Delbo and Monique Wittig) and their use of Virgil
  • Focuses on the authors' material and gives substantial case studies rather than a general overview of the history