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The Roman mistress

ancient and modern representations

by Maria Wyke

  • 282 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford [England], New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Rome.
    • Subjects:
    • Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt, d. 30 B.C. -- In literature,
    • Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt, d. 30 B.C. -- In motion pictures,
    • Messalina, Valeria, d. 48. -- In motion pictures,
    • Messalina, Valeria, d. 48. -- In literature,
    • Love poetry, Latin -- History and criticism,
    • Man-woman relationships in motion pictures,
    • Man-woman relationships in literature,
    • Feminism and literature -- Rome,
    • Feminism and motion pictures,
    • Women and literature -- Rome,
    • Women in motion pictures,
    • Sex role in literature,
    • Mistresses -- Rome

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [391]-428) and index.

      StatementMaria Wyke.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPA6029.L6 W95 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 452 p. :
      Number of Pages452
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3949206M
      ISBN 10019815075X
      LC Control Number2001039751

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