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36.
Winkler 1990 argues convincingly that the reader can always find some aspect of resistance to patriarchy from within cultural products.
37.
See Dobrov's essay in this collection for a thorough and original analysis of the varieties of theatrical self-consciousness and reflexivity in both tragedy and comedy; for a more traditional vocabulary of criticism, see Taplin 1986.
38.
Bassi 1989 discusses a similar exposure in Euripides' seriocomic tragedy: the playwright exposes the presence of the male actor behind the female mask.
39.
Goffman 1974, 474-75.
40.
Reckford 1987.
41.
On this see Konstan 1993.
42.
See, e.g., Chapman 1983.
43.
For discussion of their similarity, see Foley 1980.

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