Greek homosexuality (Book, 1978) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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Greek homosexuality

Greek homosexuality

Author: K J Dover
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1978.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
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Dover, K.J. (Kenneth James), 1920-2010.
Greek homosexuality.
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1978
(OCoLC)654315759
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: K J Dover
ISBN: 0674362616 9780674362611 0394742249 9780394742243
OCLC Number: 3088711
Notes: Includes indexes.
Description: x, 244 pages, 29 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: I. Problems, sources and methods --
1. Scale --
2. The visual arts --
3. Literature --
4. Vocabulary --
II. The prosecution of troublemakers --
A. The law --
1. Male prostitution --
2. Penalties --
3. Status --
4. Hubris --
B. Manifestations of Eros --
1. Defences against a charge of prostitution --
2. Eros and desire --
3. Eros and love --
4. Following and fighting --
5. Homosexual poetry --
C. Nature and society --
1. Natural impulse --
2. Male and female physique --
3. Masculine and feminine styles --
4. Pursuit and flight --
5. Courtship and copulation --
6. Dominant and subordinate roles --
III. Special aspects and developments --
A. Publicity --
B. Predilections and fantasies --
C. Comic exploitation --
D. Philosophical exploitation --
E. Women and homosexuality --
IV. Changes --
A. The Dorians --
B. Myth and history.
Responsibility: K.J. Dover.
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