Mary Beard Women In Power From Medusa To Merkel

Posted on
Image Result For Mary Beard Women In Power From Medusa To Merkel

Image Result For Mary Beard Women In Power From Medusa To Merkel

In Charlotte Perkins Gilman published a funny but unsettling story called Herland. As the title hints, it s a fantasy about a nation of women and women only that has existed for two thousand years in some remote, still unexplored part of the globe. A magnificent utopia clean and tidy, collaborative, . From Medusa to Merkel, Mary Beard considers the extent to which the exclusion of women from power is culturally embedded, and how idioms from ancient Greece are still used to normalise gendered violence. The lecture was delivered at the British Museum on as part of the LRB s Winter .From Medusa to Merkel, Mary Beard considers the extent to which the exclusion of women from . Rebecca Mead writes about Mary Beard s “Women Power” and Emily Wilson s translation of the Odyssey, and their relevance in the current cultural Beard points out the ways in which Theresa May, Angela Merkel, and Hillary Clinton have all been characterized as Medusa figures snaky haired .