Gender in Classical Antiquity (Paperback)Richard Hawley (author)
Paperback 252 Pages / Published: 13/09/2019
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The result of twenty years research, this is an eye-opening introduction to the study of gender in the classical world. Addresses both masculinity and femininity in Greek and Roman cultures using a wide range of sources Written in an easy-to-read style with summaries at the start and end of each chapter to aid understanding Discusses a variety of materials, including poetry, drama, myth, religion, philosophy, law, historiography, satire, letters, art, educational texts, medical and technological treatises Offers readers critical tools with which to analyse their own cultures to see how gender works, showing in action how studying the past illuminates one s own society Organized by topic and type of evidence, rather than chronologically, to highlight similarities and differences between Greek and Roman cultures Structured to work easily with sourcebooks on Greek and Roman gender
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Number of pages: 252
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