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1st Edition

The Medusa Reader

ISBN 9780415900997
Published February 24, 2003 by Routledge
346 Pages

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Book Description

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



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.


"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