CLA 329     Contents of Course Packet (from Pequod)     Spring 1999

I have divided the Course Packet into 2 volumes, the first, Primary Sources, the second, Secondary Sources, so it will be easier to bring Primary Sources for use in class. In both cases, numbers in margins refer to course sessions 1-24:

Course Packet: Volume 1: Primary Sources

3. Homer, Iliad 1, 3, 12.290-342, 22.
5. Bible, Genesis 1-4.
     Homeric Hymn to Apollo.
6. Semonides, An Essay on Women.
     Homeric Hymn to Gaia.
9. Lysias, On the Killing of Eratosthenes.
     Demosthenes, Against Neaira.
10. Xenophon, Oeconomicus.
11. Homeric Hymn to Aphrodite.
12. Homeric Hymn to Demeter.
14. Thucydides, Pericles' Funeral Speech.
15. St. Augustine, City of God 18.9.
16. Plato, Republic 4.445-5.466.
     Plutarch, Life of Lycurgus.
     Plutarch, Sayings of Spartan Women.
19. Aristotle, Politics (selections).
20. Hippocratic Corpus, The Oath, The Canon, The Seed.
     Aristotle, Generation of Animals (selections).
21. Aristotle (selections)
     "Medicine," in M. Lefkowitz and M. Fant, Women's Life in Greece and Rome: A Sourcebook in Translation (1982) 81-98.
22. Longus, Daphnis and Chloe.
     Plutarch, Advice on Marriage.
     Theokritos, Idyll 15.
23. Artemidorus, Interpretation of Dreams (selections).

Course Packet: Volume 2: Secondary Sources

2. Bachofen, J.J. The Theory of Mother Right (exerpts).
     Georgoudi, S. "Creating a Myth of Matriarchy," in A History of Women in the West, G. Duby and M. Perrot, eds. (1994) 449-63.
     Bamberger, J. "The Myth of Matriarchy: Why Women Rule in Primitive Society," in Women, Culture and Society (1997) 263-80.
4. Butler, S. The Authoress of the Odyssey (exerpts).
5. Ortner, S.B. "Is Female to Male as Nature is to Culture?" in Women, Culture and
Society
(1997) 67-87.
9. Cohen, D. "The Social Context of Adultery at Athens," in Nomos: Essays in Athenian Law, Politics, and Society, P. Cartledge, P. Millett, S. Todd, eds. (1991) 147-65.
10. Murnaghan, S. "How a Woman Can Be More Like a Man: The Dialogue Between Isomachus and His Wife in Xenophon's Oeconomicus," Helios 15 (1988) 9-22.
     Bourdieu, P. "The Berber House," in Implicit Meanings: Essays in Anthropology, M. Douglas, ed. (1978) 98-110.
     Lissarrague, F. "Women, Boxes, Containers: Some Signs and Metaphors," in Pandora: Women in Classical Greece, E. Reeder, ed. (1996) 91-101.
11. Carson, A. "Putting Her in Her Place: Woman, Dirt, and Desire," in Before Sexuality: The Construction of Erotic Experience in the Ancient Greek World, D. Halperin, J. Winkler, and F. Zeitlin, eds. (1991) 135-69.
12. Foley, H. "Background: The Eleusinian Mysteries and Women's Rites for Demeter," in The Homeric Hymn to Demeter: Translation, Commentary, and Interpretive Essays (1994) 65-97.
     Foley, H. "Female Experience in the Hymn to Demeter," in The Homeric Hymn to Demeter: Translation, Commentary, and Interpretive Essays (1994) 103-118.
14. Henderson, J. "Greek Attitudes Toward Sex," in Civilization of the Ancient Mediterranean: Greece and Rome, M. Grant and R. Kitzinger, eds. (1988) 1249-63.
16. Okin, S. "Philosopher Queens and Private Wives" and "Female Nature and Social Structure," in Women in Western Political Thought (1992) 28-70.
17. Cohen D. "Law, Social Control and Homosexuality in Classical Athens," in Law, Sexuality and Society (1991) 171-202.
     Snyder, J.M. "Sappho of Lesbos," in The Women and the Lyre: Women Writers in Classical Greece and Rome (1991) 1-37.
18. Foxhall, L. "Pandora Unbound: A Feminist Critique of Foucault's History of Sexuality," in Rethinking Sexuality: Foucault and Classical Antiquity, D. Larmour, P.A. Miller, and C. Platter, eds. (1998) 122-37.
19. Okin, S. "Woman's Place and Nature in a Functionalist World," in Women in Western Political Thought (1992) 73-96.
20. Hanson, A.E. "Conception, Gestation, and the Origin of Female Nature in the Hippocratic Corpus," Helios 19 (1992) 31-71.
     Lloyd, G.E.R. "The Female Sex: Medical Treatment and Biological Theories in the Fifth and Fourth Centuries," in Science, Folklore, & Ideology (1983) part 2 (86-111).
21. Lloyd, G.E.R. "The Female Sex: Medical Treatment and Biological Theories in the Fifth and Fourth Centuries," in Science, Folklore, & Ideology(1983) part 1 (58-86).
     Dean-Jones, L. "The Politics of Pleasure: Female Sexual Appetite in the Hippocratic Corpus," Helios 19 (1992) 72-91.
22. Zeitlin, F.I. "Gardens of Desire in Longus's Daphnis and Chloe," in The Search for the Ancient Novel, J. Tatum, ed. (1994) 148-70.
     Foucault, M. "Self and Others " in The Care of the Self (1988) 69-95.
23. Foucault, M. "The Wife" in The Care of the Self (1988) 145-185.
     MacAlister, S. "Gender as Sign and Symbolism in Artemidorus' Oneirokritika," Helios 19 (1992) 140-60.