Unweaving The Odyssey

Barbara Köhler’s Niemands Frau

Rebecca May Johnson

Unweaving The Odyssey

Rebecca May Johnson

Distributed for University of London Press

264 pages | 6 1/2 x 9 2/3
Cloth $29.99 ISBN: 9780854572700 Will Publish August 2019
How has classical literature shaped culture, knowledge, the thinkable? What happens when a canonical text is translated from his gaze into her, and their,gaze(s)? These are some of the questions Barbara Köhler pursues in her
Contents
Introduction 1. Niemands Frau as a ‘Minor’ Translation of the Odyssey from ‘er’ to ‘sie’ 2. ‘Penelope’s Web or, “the Voice[s] of the Shuttle”’ 3. Helen of Troy: the Image, Power and the Impoverishment of Life 4. The Possibility of Recognizing and Loving
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