Sex: Vice and Love from Antiquity to Modernity - Classical Receptions (Paperback)
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Sex: Vice and Love from Antiquity to Modernity - Classical Receptions (Paperback)

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Paperback 240 Pages / Published: 17/07/2015
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Sex: Vice and Love from Antiquity to Modernity examines the impact that sexual fantasies about the classical world have had on modern Western culture. * Offers a wealth of information on sex in the Greek and Roman world * Correlates the study of classical sexuality with modern Western cultures * Identifies key influential themes in the evolution of erotic discourse from antiquity to modernity * Presents a serious and thought-provoking topic with great accessibility

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
ISBN: 9781119025481
Number of pages: 240
Weight: 412 g
Dimensions: 245 x 174 x 12 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"Recommended. Graduate students/faculty." (Choice, 1 March 2011)

"This book is enjoyable and informative . . . it would be of especial interest to students of reception studies and the history of sexuality, but there is also much material that is useful to the classical scholar." (Bmcreview, 26 April 2011)

"It is because of the personal narratives - as well as the sophistication, wit and learning of the whole enterprise - that this book is highly recommended reading." (Times Higher Education, 30 October 2010)


"The book is helpfully provocative and certainly helps to explain the enduring appeal of Grecece and Rome in contemporary (erotic) culture." ("INTAMS review - Journal for the Study of Marriage & Spirituality, "18 January 2012)"Recommended. Graduate students/faculty." (Choice, 1 March 2011)

"This book is enjoyable and informative . . . it would be of especial interest to students of reception studies and the history of sexuality, but there is also much material that is useful to the classical scholar." (Bmcreview, 26 April 2011)

"It is because of the personal narratives - as well as the sophistication, wit and learning of the whole enterprise - that this book is highly recommended reading." (Times Higher Education, 30 October 2010)

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