The Drunken Duchess of Vassar: Grace Harriet Macurdy, Pioneering Feminist Classical Scholar

In this biography, Barbara McManus recovers the intriguing life story of Grace Harriet Macurdy (1866–1946), Professor of Greek at Vassar College and the first woman classicist to focus her scholarship on the lives of ancient Greco-Roman women. Fondly known as “the Drunken Duchess,” although

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