Regarding penelope from character to poetics by nancy felson it was amazing 500 rating details 2 ratings 1 review this book explores homers construction of the charcter of penelope and his more general theory of poetic production and reception. This book explores homers construction of the charcter of penelope and his more general theory of poetic production and reception a stimulating study by an author who has made valuable and forceful contributions to our understanding of early greek literature this book offers a rich and innovative synthesis of narratological and pyschological perspectives on the text of the odyssey l m . In regarding penelope nancy felson rubin explores the relationship between homers construction of penelope and his more general approach to poetic production and reception felson rubin begins by considering penelope as an object of male gazes those of telemachus odysseus the suitors and agamemnons ghost and as a subject acting from her own desire. Penelope n felson rubin regarding penelope from character to poetics pp xii 215 princeton nj princeton university press 1994 cased gbp30 35 it must be something in the air the ne w chastity but penelope is once again becoming a key focus fo discussior onf th odysseye following katz penelopess
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