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The Weasel-Rescuer Is a Complicated Character

Maurizio Bettini

in Women & Weasels: Mythologies of Birth in Ancient Greece and Rome

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226044743
eISBN:
9780226039961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226039961.003.0012
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter focuses on the ancient beliefs and folklore about the weasel. It shows the extraordinary quantity of unusual habits associated with the weasel, its symbolic meanings and connotations, ... More


Invisible Odysseus and the Cyclops: Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Man

Justine McConnell

in Black Odysseys: The Homeric Odyssey in the African Diaspora since 1939

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199605002
eISBN:
9780191751226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199605002.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Man (1952) was published just two years before the American Civil Rights Movement began in earnest. Positioning itself at the centre of a triangle of ancient classical ... More


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