Venomous Woman: Fear of the Female in Literature

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Copyright Acknowledgments
The author gratefully acknowledges permission to reprint material from the following sources:
The Tragedy of Master Arden of Faversham, edited by M. L. Wine. Copyright © 1973 by M. L. Wine. Middleton, Women Beware Women, edited by J. R. Mulryne. Copyright © 1975 by J. R. Mulryne. Reprinted by permission of Methuen & Co.
Ariosto, Orlando Furioso, edited by Rudolf Gottfried and translated by Sir John Harington. Copyright © 1963 by Indiana University Press. Reprinted by permission of Indiana University Press.
The Riverside Chaucer, edited by Larry D. Benson. Copyright © 1987 by Houghton Mifflin Co.
Euripedes, "Medea", in Medea and Other Plays, translated by Philip Vellacott ( Penguin Classics, 1963) 39, 54. Copyright © 1963 by Philip Vellacott. Juvenal, The Sixteen Satires, translated by Peter Green ( Penguin Classics, 1967, 1974) 67, 150, 151. Copyright © 1967, 1974 by Peter Green. Ovid, The Erotic Poems, translated by Peter Green ( Penguin Classics, 1982). Copyright © 1982 by Peter Green. Reproduced by permission of Penguin Books Ltd.
Excerpts from Homer, The Odyssey, translated by Robert Fitzgerald. Copyright © 1961 by Robert Fitzgerald. Reprinted by permission of Doubleday & Company, Inc. (Covering distribution rights in the United States, Canada, the Philippines, and the Open Market throughout the world, excluding the British Commonwealth.) Reprinted by permission of William Heinemann Limited. (Covering distribution rights throughout the British Commonwealth [excluding Canada].)
Jonson, Sejanus, edited by Jonas Barish. Copyright © 1965 by Yale University Press. Reprinted by permission of Yale University Press.
Keats, "Lamia," in The Poetical Works and Other Writings of John Keats, edited by H. Buxton Forman ( 1938) and revised by Maurice Buxton Forman ( 1970). Courtesy of Charles Scribner's Sons.
Malory, Works, edited by Eugène Vinaver. Copyright © 1971 by Eugène Vinaver. Reprinted by permission of Oxford University Press.
The Lais of Marie de France, translated and edited by Robert Harming and Joan Ferrante. Copyright © 1978 by Robert Hanning and Joan Ferrante. Reprinted by permission of Labyrinth Press.
From The Metamorphoses by Ovid, translated by Horace Gregory. Copyright © 1958 by The Viking Press, Inc. Copyright renewed © 1986 by Patrick Bolton Gregory. Reprinted by permission of Viking Penguin Inc.
The Complete Plays of Sophocles, edited by Moses Hadas and translated by Richard Claverhouse Jebb . Courtesy of Bantam Books, Inc.
Portions of chapters 4 and 5 appeared as "Poisonous Creature: Holmes' Elsie Venner," Studies in the Novel 17. 4 ( 1985): 406-19; and "Hawthorne's Venomous Beatrice," Studies in Short Fiction 19. 3 ( 1982): 231-40. Information on medieval poison lore in chapter 2 appeared in Essays in Arts and Sciences 10. 1 ( 1981): 31-40; Essays in Literature 9. 1 ( 1982): 127-31; and Massachusetts Studies in English 9. 1 ( 1983) 54-63. Reprinted with permission.

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Copyright Acknowledgments v
  • Contents ix
  • Preface: Secret Weapon xi
  • 1 - Introduction: Archetypes and Stereotypes 1
  • 2 - Mother Eve and Other Death-Dealers 15
  • 3 - Venefica: Healer and Witch 59
  • 4 - Woman and the Serpent 89
  • 5 - Conclusion: Beatrice Rappaccini 133
  • Notes 143
  • Selected Bibliography 157
  • Index 161
  • About the Author 169
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