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Intimate Commerce: Exchange, Gender, and Subjectivity in Greek Tragedy

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Exchanges of women between men occur regularly in Greek tragedy--and almost always with catastrophic results. Instead of cementing bonds between men, such exchanges rend them. They allow women, who should be silent objects, to become monstrous subjects, while men often end up as lifeless corpses. But why do the tragedies always represent the transferal of women as disastro ...more
Paperback, 332 pages
Published January 1st 1997 by University of Texas Press
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