Regarding penelope from character to poetics by nancy felson it was amazing 500 rating details 2 ratings 1 review this book explores homers construction of the charcter of penelope and his more general theory of poetic production and reception. Regarding penelope from character to poetics regarding penelope nancy felson university of oklahoma press 1997 literary criticism 215 pages 0 reviews this book explores homers. Penelope is inscribed in a network of possible narrative models a process which engages manipulates and captivates the audience both the audience within the poem and the audience of the poem after many years during which the archaic epic. In regarding penelope nancy felson rubin explores the relationship between homers construction of penelope and his more general approach to poetic production and reception felson rubin begins by considering penelope as an object of male gazes those of telemachus odysseus the suitors and agamemnons ghost and as a subject acting from her own desire focusing on how the audience might try to predict penelopes fate when confronted with the different ways the male characters envision
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