Critical Writing Index

The Gender of Sound

by Anne Carson

Glass, Irony, and God, 1995, pp. 62-81

New York: New Directions Publishing Corporation, 1995

Carson describes ancient Greek civilization's perception of female expression and emotion as a threat. She accounts various ways in which women have been controlled in Greek myth, law, perceptions of anatomy, physiology and psyche (Freud's Case Studies on Hysteria.)

ITEM 1995.032 – available for viewing in the Research Centre