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Making Silence Speak:
Women's Voices in Greek Literature and Society
Edited by André Lardinois & Laura McClure

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Acknowledgments ix
List of Illustrations xi
Note on Abbreviations, Texts, and Translations xiii
Chapter One: Introduction by Laura McClure 3
PART ONE: THE ARCHAIC PERIOD 17
Chapter Two: This Voice Which Is Not One: Helen's Verbal Guises in Homeric Epic by Nancy Worman 19
Chapter Three: The Voice at the Center of the World: The Pythias' Ambiguity and Authority by Lisa Maurizio 38
Chapter Four: Just Like a Woman: Enigmas of the Lyric Voice by Richard P. Martin 55
Chapter Five: Keening Sappho: Female Speech Genres in Sappho's Poetry by André Lardinois 75
PART TWO: THE CLASSICAL PERIOD 93
Chapter Six: Virtual Voices: Toward a Choreography of Women's Speech in Classical Athens by Josine H. Blok 95
Chapter Seven: Antigone and Her Sister(s): Embodying Women in Greek Tragedy by Mark Griffith 117
Chapter Eight: Women’s Cultic Joking and Mockery: Some Perspectives by D. M. O'Higgins 137
Chapter Nine: Women’s Voices in Attic Oratory by Michael Gagarin 161
PART THREE: THE LATE CLASSICAL PERIOD AND BEYOND 177
Chapter Ten: The Good Daughter: Mothers' Tutelage in Erinna's Distaff and Fourth-Century Epitaphs by Eva Stehle 179
Chapter Eleven: Ladies’ Day at the Art Institute: Theocritus, Herodas, and the Gendered Gaze by Marilyn B. Skinner 201
Chapter Twelve: Windows on a Woman’s World: Some Letters from Roman Egypt by Raffaella Cribiore 223
Chapter Thirteen: (In-)Versions of Pygmalion: The Statue Talks Back by Patricia A. Rosenmeyer 240
Bibliography 261
Contributors 289
Index 293

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