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Sex : vice and love from antiquity to modernity

Author: Alastair Blanshard
Publisher: Chichester, U.K. ; Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2010.
Series: Classical receptions.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This title examines the impact that sexual fantasies about the classical world have had on modern Western culture.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alastair Blanshard
ISBN: 9781405122917 1405122919
OCLC Number: 476361351
Description: xvi, 219 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: Naked bodies --
Obscene texts --
Erotic rites --
Imperial biography --
Greece --
Rome and the West --
Renaissance and enlightenment --
Nineteenth century and beyond.
Series Title: Classical receptions.
Responsibility: Alastair J.L. Blanshard.

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Sex: Vice and Love from Antiquity to Modernity examines theimpact that sexual fantasies about the classical world have had onmodern Western culture.  Read more...

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The book is helpfully provocative and certainly helps toexplain the enduring appeal of Grecece and Rome in contemporary(erotic) culture. (INTAMS review - Journal for theStudy of Marriage & Read more...

 
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