Andromeda's Chains: Gender and Interpretation in Victorian Literature and Art

Andromeda's Chains: Gender and Interpretation in Victorian Literature and Art

By: Adrienne Munich (author)Paperback

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This study explores the passion with which Victorian male writers and artists gave meaning to the myth of Perseus and Andromeda and its medieval analogue, the legend of St George and the dragon. It demonstrates how men used the myth to exert their own gender on Victorian culture.

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Adrienne Munich

Contents

Interpretation and gender; the poetics of rescue, the politics of bondage; manly allegories; typologies of defloration; celestial emblems; the gender economy.

Product Details

  • publication date: 14/05/1993
  • ISBN13: 9780231068734
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 238
  • ID: 9780231068734
  • weight: 408
  • ISBN10: 0231068735

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