Romantic Hellenism and Women Writers

Romantic Hellenism and Women Writers

Author: N. Comet

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9781137316226

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 167

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Examining popular contexts of Greek revivalism associated with women, Comet challenges the masculine narrative of English Classicism by demonstrating that it thrived in non-male spaces, as an ephemeral ideal that betrayed a distrust of democratic rhetoric that ignored the social inequities of the classical world.