Table of contents for Citizen Bacchae : women's ritual practice in ancient Greece / Barbara Goff.

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Note on the Text
Introduction: 	Scope
Chapter One: 	Working Towards a Material Presence
		Crises of the oikos
		A ritual year
		Sacrifice and dedication
		The works of women
		The priestess
		The economics of ritual practice
Chapter Two:  Ritual Management of Desire: the reproduction of sexuality
		The chorus
		The Arrhephoria
		The Arkteia
		The kanephoros
The wedding
		The Spartans
		The ideology of adult women
		The Thesmophoria
		The Adonia
		The Haloa
		The other women: 	the virgin
					the postsexual woman
					the adulteress
					the prostitute
Chapter Three: In and Out of the City: imaginary citizens
		Imaginary interventions?
		Choosing women
		Athenian intersections
		Honouring women
		Saving the city
		Cities of women:	Arrhephoria and Arkteia
					Adonis and Dionysos
		The Pythia
Chapter Four: Representing Women: ritual as a cultural resource
		Women writing
		Women reading
		The authority of possession
Chapter Five: Women Represented: ritual in drama
		Conflict studies: 	Seven Against Thebes
					The Oresteia
		Women of Thebes and of Athens:	Theban women
							Suppliant Women
		Priestess and Prophetess:	Oresteia
						Trojan Women
						Iphigeneia among the Taurians
		Three Last Plays:	Bakchai
					Iphigeneia at Aulis
					Oedipus at Colonus
		Comic exaggeration:	Lysistrata
					Women at the Thesmophoria
					Women in the Assembly

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Greek literature History and criticism, Rites and ceremonies in literature, Religion and literature Greece, Women Religious life Greece, Women and literature Greece, Rites and ceremonies Greece, Religion in literature, Women in literature, Women Greece