Medusa Reader

ISBN-10: 0415900999

ISBN-13: 9780415900997

Edition: 2003

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Description: The story of Medusa has fascinated and terrified listeners and readers since the beginning. This text is an anthology of the story of Medusa, a woman who could turn a careless onlooker to stone.

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List price: $44.95
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 2/24/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

List of Illustrations
Acknowledgments
Introduction
from The Hiad (c. 750-725 B.C.E.) translated by Richmond Lattimore Medusa as Shield and Sign
from The Shield of Herakles and Theogony (c. 700 B.C.E.) translated by Richmond Lattimore Medusa and Perseus
"Pythian 12" (c. 490 B.C.E.) translated by Geoffrey S. Conway Medusa and Music
from Ion (c. 413 B.C.E.) translated by Ronald Frederick Willetts The Power of Gorgon's Blood
"The Daughters of Phorcys" (fourth century B.C.E.) from On Unbelievable Tales translated by Jacob Stern A Rationalist View
from The Library (second century B.C.E.) translated by James George Frazer The Beauty of Medusa
from The Historical Library (c. 60 30 B.C.E.) translated by G. Booth The Gorgons and the Amazons in Africa
from Metamorphoses (c. 43 B.C.E. 17 C.E.) translated by Rolfe Humphries The Story of Perseus
from Pharsalia (c. 61-65) translated by Robert Graves Medusa and the Snakes of Libya
from The Hall (c. 120-180) translated by A. M. Harmon The Sirens and the Gorgons
from Description of Greece (c. 143-176) translated by W. H. S. Jones Another Rationalist View
from The Adventures of Leucippe and Clitophon (second century) translated by John Winkler Medusa and the Power of Ekphrasis
from Mythologies (late fifth--early sixth centuries) translated by Leslie G. Whitbread Terror and Manliness
from The Chronicle (sixth century) translated by Elizabeth Jeffreys, Michael Jeffreys, and Roger Scott The Sorcery of Perseus
from Inferno (c. 1310-1314) translated by Allen Mandelbaum Virgil, Dante, and Medusa
Rime Sparse, #197 (c. 1327-1374) translated by Robert M. Durling
from On the Labors of Hercules (c. 1381-1391) translated by Lesley Lundeen Medusa as Artful Eloquence
from The Book of the City of Ladies (1405) translated by Earl Jeffrey Richards Medusa's Beauty
from The Philosophy of Love (1535) translated by F. Friedeberg-Seeley and Jean H. Barnes Allegorical Meanings
from the "Life of Leonardo da Vinci, Florentine Painter and Sculptor" (1550) translated by George Bull Leonardo Paints the Head of Medusa
from Mythologies (1551) translated by Anthony DiMatteo Beauty and Pleasure
from Images of the Gods (1556) translated by Walter Hryshko Imaging Medusa
from his preface to the Orlando Furioso (1591) Allegories of Man and Earth
"Perseus, or War," from The Wisdom of the Ancients (1609) translated by James Spedding Tyranny and the Art of War
"The Statue of Medusa" (1616)
from Faust (1808) translated by Stuart Atkins Gretchen and Medusa
"On the Medusa of Leonardo da Vinci in the Florentine Gallery" (1819)
from Capital (1867) translated by Samuel Moore and Edward Aveling The Medusa of Capitalist Production
"Aspecta Medusa" (1870)
from The Birth of Tragedy (1872) translated by Walter Kaufmann Medusa, Apollo, and Dionysus
"The Head and the Snakes" (1899) A Story for Children
"Medusa" (1921)
"Medusa's Head" and from "The Infantile Genital Organization" (1922 and 1923) translated by James Strachey The Classic Psychoanalytic Reading
from "On the Symbolism of the Head of Medusa" (1923) translated by Olive Edmonds Medusa and Castration
"Medusa" (1935)
from "Paris, Capital of the Nineteenth Century" (1939) translated by Howard Eiland and Kevin McLaughlin Medusa and Modernity
from Generation of Vipers (1942) Momism
from Being and Nothingness: A Phenomenological Essay on Ontology (1943) translated by Hazel E. Barnes The Other's Look
"Medusa" (1946)
from The Origins and History of Consciousness (1949) translated by R. F. C. Hull A Jungian View of the Terrible Mother
"Perseus" and "Medusa" (1958 and 1962)
from The Mask of Medusa (1960) translated by George Ordish The Gorgon Mask
"Tableau Vivant" (1968)
"The Muse as Medusa" (1971)
from "Medusa: The Letter and the Spirit" (1972) On Dante's Medusa
"Medusa Head Picture" from Pleasures of Crewel (1972) Embroidering Your Own Medusa
from "The Look of the Gorgon" (1974) Sartre and the Existentialist Medusa
from Glas (1974) translated by John P. Leavey, Jr., and Richard Rand The Gorgon and the Jew
from Roland Barthes (1975) translated by Richard Howard The Jellyfish "Medusa" and the Power to Stun
from "The Laugh of the Medusa" (1975) translated by Keith Cohen and Paula Cohen A Classic of Feminist Theory
"A Navy Blue Afro" (1976)
from To Destroy Painting (1977) translated by Mette Hjort Caravaggio's "Head of Medusa": A Theoretical Perspective
"Medusa" (1977)
from "Difference" (1978) On "The Look for the Woman"
from The Enigma of Woman: Woman in Freud's Writings (1980) translated by Catherine Porter A Feminist Rereading of Freud's Medusa
from Medusa's Hair: An Essay on Personal Symbols and Religious Experience (1981) An Anthropological View
from "Medusa's Head: Male Hysteria under Political Pressure" (1983) Medusa in the French Revolution
from The Mirror of Medusa (1983) Medusa as Double
from "Desire in Narrative" (1984) Medusa in Cinema
from "The Voice of the Shuttle Is Ours" (1984) Rape and Silence in the Medusa Story
from "The Medusa Effect or, The Specular Ruse" (1984) Barbara Kruger and the Medusa Effect
from "Death in the Eyes" and "In the Mirror of Medusa" (1985) translated by Thomas Curley and Froma I. Zeitlin Frontality and Monstrosity
from "The blazon of sweet beauty's best': Shakespeare's Lucrece" (1985) The Face of Medusa
from "Ancient Gorgons: A Face For Contemporary Women's Rage" (1986) Experiencing My Gorgon Self
"Medusa" (1987)
from "Macbeth: The Male Medusa" (1987) Shakespeare's "New Gorgon"
"Medusa" (1989)
"Grown Older ..." (1989) translated by Francis Michael Sharp Medusa by Free Association
from The Jew's Body (1991) The Syphilitic Woman
"The Gorgon, Paradigm of Image Creation" (1993) translated by Seth Graebner Medusa as Maker of Images
from "Berggasse 19: Inside Freud's Office" (1996) Medusa in the Mirror
from "Who's looking at Who(m): Re-viewing Medusa" (1996) Medusa in Theater and Performance Art
from "The Versace Moment" by Mark Seal (1996) Seduction
Bibliography
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