The Medusa Reader

This collection, with a critical introduction and striking illustrations, is the first major anthology of primary material and critical commentary on this most provocative and enigmatic of figures.

The Medusa Reader

Fascinating and terrifying, the Medusa story has long been a powerful signifier in culture with poets, feminists, anthropologists, psychoanalysts, political theorists, artists, writers, and others. Bringing together the essential passages and commentary about Medusa, The Medusa Reader traces her through the ages, from classical times through the Renaissance to the pop culture, art, and fashion of today. This collection, with a critical introduction and striking illustrations, is the first major anthology of primary material and critical commentary on this most provocative and enigmatic of figures.

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The Medusa Reader
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Marjorie Garber, William R Kenan Jr Professor of English Marjorie Garber, Nancy J. Vickers
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-10-11 - Publisher: Routledge

Fascinating and terrifying, the Medusa story has long been a powerful signifier in culture with poets, feminists, anthropologists, psychoanalysts, political theorists, artists, writers, and others. Bringing together the essential passages and commentary about Medusa, The Medusa Reader traces her through the ages, from classical times through the Renaissance to the
Medusa
Language: en
Pages: 80
Authors: Kris Hirschmann
Categories: Medusa (Greek mythology)
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-08 - Publisher: Capstone

In the Greek mythological pantheon, the Gorgon Medusa stands a head above all others in her power to terrify. This book gives readers a close-up look at this snake-haired horror. Starting with details about Medusa's history, physical features, and supernatural powers, the text continues with a retelling of the classic
The Medusa Gaze in Contemporary Women’s Fiction
Language: en
Pages: 299
Authors: Gillian M. E. Alban
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-08-21 - Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

The Medusa Gaze offers striking insights into the desires and frustrations of women through the narratives of the impressive contemporary novelists Angela Carter, Toni Morrison, Sylvia Plath, Margaret Atwood, A.S. Byatt, Iris Murdoch, Jeanette Winterson, Jean Rhys and Michèle Roberts. It illuminates women’s power and vulnerability as they construct their
Refocusing the Vision, the Viewer and Viewing Through an Interdisciplinary Lens
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Gillian M. E. Alban
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-04-14 - Publisher: BRILL

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Academic Instincts
Language: en
Pages: 187
Authors: Marjorie Garber
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-09-07 - Publisher: Princeton University Press

In this lively and provocative book, cultural critic Marjorie Garber, who has written on topics as different as Shakespeare, dogs, cross-dressing, and real estate, explores the pleasures and pitfalls of the academic life. Academic Instincts discusses three of the perennial issues that have surfaced in recent debates about the humanities: