Carolyn D. Williams
Pope, Homer and Manliness: Some Aspects of Eighteenth-Century Classical Learning
September 06, 2018 Comments.. 894
Pope Homer and Manliness Some Aspects of Eighteenth Century Classical Learning The conflict between masculine and feminine values in eighteenth century classical learning is problematic and controversial In Carolyn D Williams searching study Pope s Homer becomes a richly comple

  • Title: Pope, Homer and Manliness: Some Aspects of Eighteenth-Century Classical Learning
  • Author: Carolyn D. Williams
  • ISBN: 9780415056007
  • Page: 160
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The conflict between masculine and feminine values in eighteenth century classical learning is problematic and controversial In Carolyn D Williams searching study, Pope s Homer becomes a richly complex focus for new, gendered explorations into the nature of the masculine rule For two thousand years, Homer s Iliad and Odyssey were used to teach privileged boys how toThe conflict between masculine and feminine values in eighteenth century classical learning is problematic and controversial In Carolyn D Williams searching study, Pope s Homer becomes a richly complex focus for new, gendered explorations into the nature of the masculine rule For two thousand years, Homer s Iliad and Odyssey were used to teach privileged boys how to become manly citizens Pope s Homer ensured the continuation of this tradition throughout the eighteenth century Pope, Homer, and Manliness sets this process in its social, political, and literary context as part of a continuous debate on masculinity, pointing up the centrality, for both Pope and Homer, of feminine as well as masculine concerns As the subject of gendered reading, Pope s Homer emerges as the fissured relic of a struggle to preserve masculine dignity from the encroachments of feminine characters and values within the text, and of female readers and critics Carolyn D Williams throws new light on the conflict between masculine and feminine values by focusing on the problems and difficulties of defining masculinity in the first place Pope, Homer, and Manliness commands a knowledge of classical and early modern literature which has so far rarely been brought to bear on gender studies This fascinating study reveals that masculinity must here be seen not as an absolute standard, but as the product of unceasing conflict between competing and unstable models.

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