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Published: 07 December 2007

464 Pages | 27 b/w illus.

5 1/2 X 8 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199228331

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The Roman Mistress

Ancient and Modern Representations

Maria Wyke

A highly accessible study of representations of transgressive women in Latin love poetry and British television drama, in Roman historiography and nineteenth-century Italian anthropology, on classical coinage and college websites, as poetic metaphor and in the Hollywood star system.