Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-6 of 6 items

  • Keywords: Ladies' Greek x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Introduction: Women and the Greek Alphabet

Yopie Prins

in Ladies' Greek: Victorian Translations of Tragedy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691141893
eISBN:
9781400885749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691141893.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book examines why Victorian women of letters such as Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Sara Coleridge, and Virginia Woolf self-consciously performed collective identification with Greek letters and ... More


Postface

Yopie Prins

in Ladies' Greek: Victorian Translations of Tragedy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691141893
eISBN:
9781400885749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691141893.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In this postface, the author reflects on how archives might be considered the site for her performance of translation using the example of Meta Glass, a woman who earned a Ph.D. in Latin and Greek ... More


<i>Hippolytus</i> in Ladies’ Greek (with the Accents)

Yopie Prins

in Ladies' Greek: Victorian Translations of Tragedy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691141893
eISBN:
9781400885749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691141893.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines how women contributed to a major shift in the reception of Euripides by focusing on his tragedy Hippolytus. There was growing interest toward the end of the nineteenth century ... More


Ladies' Greek: Victorian Translations of Tragedy

Yopie Prins

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691141893
eISBN:
9781400885749
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691141893.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book illuminates a culture of female classical literacy that emerged in the second half of the nineteenth century, during the formation of women's colleges on both sides of the Atlantic. Why did ... More


Dancing Greek Letters

Yopie Prins

in Ladies' Greek: Victorian Translations of Tragedy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691141893
eISBN:
9781400885749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691141893.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines why and how women became especially interested in the Euripidean tragedy The Bacchae and tried to make Greek letters dance, figuratively and literally. It shows how women ... More


The Spell of Greek

Yopie Prins

in Ladies' Greek: Victorian Translations of Tragedy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691141893
eISBN:
9781400885749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691141893.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter analyzes Virginia Woolf's 1925 essay “On Not Knowing Greek” as part of the longer Victorian legacy of Ladies' Greek and places it within the context of Woolf's earlier Greek studies. ... More


View: