Beard, Mary. The Invention of Jane Harrison. Harvard University Press, 2000.
|Connections Sort descending||Author name||Excerpt|
|Cultural formation||Hope Mirrlees|
|Family and Intimate relationships||Jane Ellen Harrison|
|Literary responses||Bernardine Evaristo||
Classicist Mary Beard reviewed this book for the Times Literary Supplement. She found it engaging and the mixture of twentieth-century argot and cod Latin in the rough-and-ready verse sometimes hilarious. Evaristo's sex-sodden Londinium, she...
|Literary responses||Jane Ellen Harrison||
Recent critics, notably Mary Beard and Annabel Robinson , have considered the extent to which Harrison and several of her friends and colleagues built a myth of almost impregnable achievement and influence around her life's...
|Literary responses||Hope Mirrlees||
Mary Beard describes this novel as [u]ncompromisingly difficult [and quite] impenetrable . . . it turns on the nature of desire, the conflict between the meaningless drip of circumstances in the outer world and the...
|Author summary||Hope Mirrlees|