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The female voice in Valerius Flaccus' Argonautica

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This thesis adopts a mixed-method approach of quantitative and qualitative analysis to discuss the role of women, especially female speakers and addressees, in Valerius Flaccus’ Argonautica.

In addition to the traditional individual mortal and divine speech roles, discourse categories such as the influence of the Muses, the presentation of female personifications, female collectives, frame and inserted speakers, and goddesses in disguise are also taken into consideration.

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Christ Church
Department:
Humanities Division - Classics Faculty - Classical Languages and Literature

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Supervisor
Publication date:
2013
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
URN:
uuid:793d6898-da1a-4ccc-a012-2b00e12816e0
Local pid:
ora:8847

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