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Comparative Literature and Culture 2125A/B
BATTLE OF THE SEXES
If "Love is a Battlefield," as pop music declares, who are the victors and what are the spoils? Older than Troy, the Erotomachia ("Sex War") is an enduring meme by which gender troubles are confronted and sexual hierarchies overturned. Its history will be traced through literature, painting, opera, drama, film.