Reading the Sphinx

Ancient Egypt in Nineteenth-Century Literary Culture

Authors: Parramore, L.

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Reading the Sphinx unearths buried conflicts in religion, myth, and the memory of Egypt in the West, illuminating issues of identity, inheritance, gender, and sexuality through cultural productions ranging from Herodotus to Freud.

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LYNN PARRAMORE received her Ph.D. from New York University, USA, where she has taught essay writing and cultural theory. She is a freelance writer and researcher whose work encompasses film, television, periodicals, and online publications.

Table of contents (8 chapters)

Table of contents (8 chapters)
  • Introduction

    Pages 1-16

    Parramore, Lynn

  • The Egyptomania Craze

    Pages 17-43

    Parramore, Lynn

  • Tales from the Crypt

    Pages 45-67

    Parramore, Lynn

  • The Exquisite Corpse

    Pages 69-90

    Parramore, Lynn

  • The Empire of the Imagination

    Pages 91-122

    Parramore, Lynn

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Reading the Sphinx
Book Subtitle
Ancient Egypt in Nineteenth-Century Literary Culture
Authors
Copyright
2008
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan US
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc.
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-61570-0
DOI
10.1057/9780230615700
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-60328-8
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-37160-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VIII, 199
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