Women's writing of ancient Mesopotamia : an anthology of the earliest female authors

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Full title: Women's writing of ancient Mesopotamia : an anthology of the earliest female authors / edited and translated by Charles Halton and Saana Svärd.
Corporate Authors: Cambridge Books Online
Other authors: Halton, Charles, 1978- (Editor, Translator)
Svärd, Saana, 1977- (Editor, Translator)
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Table of Contents:
  • Machine generated contents note: Preface and acknowledgements; Notes to the reader; Part I. Introduction: 1. The origins of writing in Mesopotamia; 2. Mesopotamian women; 3. Authorship, agency, and gender; Part II. The Texts: 4. Scholarly documents; 5. Hymns, poems, and prayers; 6. Letters; 7. Inscriptions; 8. Oracles; 9. Proverbs and other literature; Part III. Conclusions: 10. Women's writing in Mesopotamia; Index of divine name; Index of personal names; Index of place names.