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ISBN10: 0199283516 ISBN13: 9780199283514 DDC: 820.9/928709034 LCC: PR115 Edition: (acid-free paper)


"In this study, Isobel Hurst brings together two lines of enquiry in recent criticism: the Romantic and Victorian reception of ancient Greece and Rome, and women as writers and readers in the nineteenth century."--BOOK JACKET.


Based on the author's thesis (doctoral)--University of Oxford, 2003. Includes bibliographical references (p. [223]-245) and index. Encounters with the ancient world in nineteenth century literary culture -- Classical training for the woman writer -- Unscrupulously epic -- Classics and the family in the Victorian novel -- Greek heroines and The wrongs of women -- Revising the Victorians -- Conclusion: on not knowing Greek.


  • LCC: PR115
  • Dewey Decimal: 820.9/928709034

Book Details

  • Language: eng
  • Physical Description: 253 p.
  • Edition Info: (acid-free paper)


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