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Sex and sensuality in the ancient world

Author: Giulia Sissa
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2008.
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"In this book Giulia Sissa looks at sensuality and sexual desire in the Greek, Roman and early Christian worlds, demonstrating how modern concepts of sexuality emerge from the practices and theories of the ancient world. In contrast to other recent scholars, Sissa emphasizes the centrality of heterosexual desire and passion in the classical period, arguing that the importance of homosexuality has been  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Giulia Sissa
ISBN: 9780300108804 030010880X
OCLC Number: 214306318
Language Note: Translated from the Italian.
Notes: Originally published in 2003 by Editori Laterza, Rome and Bari.
Description: viii, 224 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Eros the tyrant ; Desire ; Pleasure ; Bodies ; Relationships --
pt. 2. Mollis amor : unmanly love --
pt. 3. Perversa voluntas : deviant inclination.
Other Titles: Eros tiranno: Sessualità e sensualità nel mondo antico.
Responsibility: Giulia Sissa ; translated by George Staunton.
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