Views of Clytemnestra, Ancient and Modern

Author: MacEwen, Sally
Year:1991
Pages:128
ISBN:0-88946-627-0
978-0-88946-627-2
Price:139.95
Six essays by five classicists describing a number of ancient and modern works which have Clytemnestra as a central character. Combines classical philology, modern psychology, feminist theory, and a variety of other critical techniques to analyze old views of Clytemnestra and arrive at new ones ranging from that of a fearful monstrosity to that of a mater dolorosa. Includes many one-of-a-kind museum photos.