Reading the Sphinx

Ancient Egypt in Nineteenth-Century Literary Culture

Authors: Parramore, L.

Free Preview

Buy this book

eBook $84.99
price for USA in USD (gross)
  • ISBN 978-0-230-61570-0
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $110.00
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-0-230-60328-8
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $105.00
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-1-349-37160-0
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • This title is currently reprinting. You can pre-order your copy now.
About this book

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.

About the authors

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

    Parramore, Lynn

    Pages 1-16

  • The Egyptomania Craze

    Parramore, Lynn

    Pages 17-43

  • Tales from the Crypt

    Parramore, Lynn

    Pages 45-67

  • The Exquisite Corpse

    Parramore, Lynn

    Pages 69-90

  • The Empire of the Imagination

    Parramore, Lynn

    Pages 91-122

Buy this book

eBook $84.99
price for USA in USD (gross)
  • ISBN 978-0-230-61570-0
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $110.00
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-0-230-60328-8
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $105.00
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-1-349-37160-0
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • This title is currently reprinting. You can pre-order your copy now.
Loading...

Recommended for you

Loading...

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
Topics