Reading the Sphinx: Ancient Egypt in Nineteenth-Century Literary Culture

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Springer, 13 okt 2008 - 199 pagina's
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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Introduction
1
From Wedgwood China to the Washington Monument
17
Theories of Cultural Burial
45
NineteenthCentury Literary Revivals
68
Egypt and Esoterica
91
Travelers in Egypt
123
Egypt and Early Psychology
147
Afterlives
170
Works Cited
179
Index
191
Author Biography
199
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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.

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