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The Resource The women of Troy : a novel, Pat Barker

The women of Troy : a novel, Pat Barker

Label
The women of Troy : a novel
Title
The women of Troy
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Pat Barker
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A feminist retelling of The Iliad. Troy has fallen and the victorious Greeks are eager to return home with the spoils of an endless war--including the women of Troy themselves. They await a fair wind for the Aegean; it does not come, because the gods are offended. The body of King Priam lies unburied and desecrated, and so the victors remain in suspension, camped in the shadows of the city they destroyed as the coalition that held them together begins to unravel. Old feuds resurface and new suspicions and rivalries begin to fester. Largely unnoticed by her captors, the one time Trojan queen Briseis, formerly Achilles's slave, now belonging to his companion Alcimus, quietly takes in these developments. She forges alliances when she can, with Priam's aged wife the defiant Hecuba and with the disgraced soothsayer Calchas, all the while shrewdly seeking her path to revenge
Cataloging source
YDX
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1943-
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Barker, Pat
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
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  • Homer
  • Briseis
  • Hecuba
  • Revenge
  • Trojan War
  • Troy (Extinct city)
Target audience
adult
Label
The women of Troy : a novel, Pat Barker
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1197725442
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
284 pages
Isbn
9780385546690
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1197725442
Label
The women of Troy : a novel, Pat Barker
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1197725442
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
284 pages
Isbn
9780385546690
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1197725442

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