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Golden Age,

in classical mythology: see mythologymythology
[Greek,=the telling of stories], the entire body of myths in a given tradition, and the study of myths. Students of anthropology, folklore, and religion study myths in different ways, distinguishing them from various other forms of popular, often orally transmitted,
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Golden Age

legendary period under the rule of Cronus when life was easy and blissful for all. [Gk. Myth.: NCE, 33]
See: Utopia

golden age

1. Classical myth the first and best age of mankind, when existence was happy, prosperous, and innocent
2. the great classical period of Latin literature, occupying approximately the 1st century bc and represented by such writers as Cicero and Virgil
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Isolating the disturbing, yet frequently fundamental, rape narratives that appear in golden-age Spanish literature she seeks to understand the meaning and use of these narratives in shaping the unfolding of these dramas.
Thus, for example, Welles's analysis reveals the enormous power of female sexuality -- and its exploitation -- to shape the political discourse of golden-age Spanish dramas.
Dramas of Distinction: A Study of Plays by Golden-Age Women.