The constraints of desire : the anthropology of sex and gender in ancient Greece (Book, 1990) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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The constraints of desire : the anthropology of sex and gender in ancient Greece

Author: John J Winkler
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 1990.
Series: New ancient world.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Drawing on new anthropological approaches, John Winkler considers the lives of men and women in Ancient Greece.

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John J Winkler
ISBN: 0415901227 9780415901222 0415901235 9780415901239
OCLC Number: 19740341
Notes: Includes indexes.
Description: x, 269 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Unnatural acts : erotic protocols in Artemidoros' Dream analysis --
Laying down the law: the oversight of men's sexual behavior in classical Athens --
The constraints of desire : erotic magical spells --
The education of Chloe : hidden injuries of sex --
Penelope's cunning and Homer's --
Double consciousness in Sappho's lyrics --
The laughter of the oppressed : Demeter and the gardens of Adonis.
Series Title: New ancient world.
Responsibility: John J. Winkler.
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"The entire work is an excellent one for courses on women in antiquity. . . History courses will profit from the section on male sexuality in classical Athens. . . this sophisticated and valuable Read more...

 
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