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Heretical Hellenism [electronic resource] : women writers, ancient Greece, and the Victorian popular imagination / Shanyn Fiske.

Fiske, Shanyn, 1974- (Author). ebrary, Inc. (Added Author).
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Subject: English literature > Greek influences.
English literature > 19th century > History and criticism.
English literature > Women authors > History and criticism.
Popular literature > Great Britain > History and criticism.
Greek literature > Appreciation > Great Britain.
Hellenism in literature.
Classicism > Great Britain > History > 19th century.
Great Britain > Civilization > Greek influences.
Greece > In literature.

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  • Physical Description: ix, 262 p.
  • Publisher: Athens : Ohio University Press, c2008.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 237-257) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction: Hellenism and heresy -- Victorian Medea: from sensationalism to subjectivity -- Fragments of genius: Charlotte Brontë and the discourse of popular Greek -- Heretical humanism: Romola and Hellenism's distaff legacy -- The Daimon archives: Jane Harrison and the afterlife of dead languages -- Afterword: the First World War and the death of heresy.
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, 2013. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ebrary affiliated libraries.

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