Roman homosexuality : ideologies of masculinity in classical antiquity (Book, 1999) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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Roman homosexuality : ideologies of masculinity in classical antiquity

Roman homosexuality : ideologies of masculinity in classical antiquity

Author: Craig A Williams
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1999.
Series: Ideologies of desire.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Ten years after its original publication, Roman Homosexuality remains the definitive statement on this fundamental but often misunderstood aspect of Roman culture. This second edition features a new foreword by Martha Nussbaum, a revised introduction and entirely new afterword that take account of recent developments in the field, a new appendix on the ancient graffiti from Pompeii, fresh new translations, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Craig A Williams
ISBN: 0195113004 9780195113006 0195125053 9780195125054
OCLC Number: 38097003
Notes: Revision of the author's thesis.
Description: xii, 395 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Roman traditions: slaves, prostitutes, and wives --
Greece and Rome --
The concept of stuprum --
Effeminacy and masculinity --
Sexual roles and identities.
Series Title: Ideologies of desire.
Responsibility: Craig A. Williams.

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This comprehensive study of Roman sexuality and the ideologies of masculinity discusses a wide range of ancient texts, arguing that native Roman concepts of masculinity did not rely on the  Read more...
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...the scholarship is excellent... this study is highly informative and well-argued. James E. Miller, Arch Sex Behav A landmark work of scholarship and should prove accessible to scholars of all Read more...

 
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