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The Medusa Reader

1st Edition

Edited by Marjorie Garber, Nancy J. Vickers


346 pages

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pub: 2003-02-24
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Ranging from classical times to pop culture, this collection will appeal to art historians, feminists, classicists, cultural critics, and anyone interested in mythology.


"A valuable addition to all mythology and folklore collections and even art collections." -- Library Journal

"Marjorie Garber and Nancy J. Vickers have assembled an anthology of seventy-three references to Medsa in literature, philosophy, advertising, and eclectic…the choice of images and artifacts is creative, provocative, and playful." --Woman's Art Journal

About the Editors

Marjorie Garber is William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of English at Harvard, where she is also Chair of the Department of Visual and Environmental Studies, Director of the Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, and Director of the Humanities Center. Her ninth and most recent book is Quotation Marks, also published by Routledge.

Nancy Vickers is President of Bryn Mawr College, where she is also Professor of Italian, French, and Comparative Literature. She has published widely in the fields of literary and cultural studies, with particular interests in Dante, Renaissance poetry, and the technologies of lyric production.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
ART / History / General
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Folklore & Mythology
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Media Studies