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4 edition of The Distaff side. found in the catalog.

The Distaff side.

Frances Paige

The Distaff side.

by Frances Paige

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Published by Diamond in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published: London: Souvenir, 1988.

The Physical Object
Pagination430p.
Number of Pages430
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18429264M
ISBN 100261673912
OCLC/WorldCa650161459

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In his compendious Book Of Days () – from which title this blog gets its name – Robert Chambers asserts that 7 th January, the day following Epiphany, was called St Distaff’s Day from time immemorial and was a day of merriment for women much as Plough Monday was for men. We have to take all of Chamber’s pronouncements with a large pinch of salt because his writings are not. An engaging subject and a seldom-scrutinized athletic competition (at least on the distaff side, which is still fairly new to the Games) make Julie Wyman's documentary a fun watch, even though there's ultimately not a great deal of narrative drive or deeper insight.

Other articles where The Distaff is discussed: Erinna: known in antiquity for “The Distaff,” a hexameter poem of lament for a friend, written in the local Dorian dialect. Surviving fragments of her work include three epigrams. She is said to have died at the age of This is the first book to examine the representation of female characters of the Odyssey from the diverse disciplinary perspectives of art history, classics, and history. It contains eleven new essays by twelve contributors. Eight of these essays are revised and expanded versions of talks presented at a symposium entitled "The Female Figures of Homer's Odyssey: Goddesses, Monsters, and Women.


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