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Body language in the Greek and Roman worlds

Author: Douglas Cairns
Publisher: Swansea : The Classical Press of Wales, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discusses models of gesture and non-verbal communication and apply them to Greek and Roman culture, literature and art. This title covers such topics as dress and costume in the Homeric poems; the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung - Griechenland - Körpersprache
Aufsatzsammlung - Römisches Reich - Körpersprache
Kongress
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Douglas Cairns
ISBN: 1905125011 9781905125012
OCLC Number: 255621212
Description: XXII, 243 Seiten : Illustrationen
Contents: D. L. Cairns (Edinburgh), 'Introduction'; D. L. Cairns (Edinburgh), 'Bullish looks and sidelong glances: social interaction and the gaze in Greek antiquity'; F. Cairns (Florida), 'Lavinia's blush'; M. Clarke (Maynooth), 'On the semantics of ancient Greek smiles'; A. Corbeill (Kansas), 'Gesture in early Roman law: empty forms or essential formalities?'; G. M. Davies (Edinburgh), 'On being seated: gesture and body language in Hellenistic and Roman art'; D. B. Levine (Arkansas), 'Eraton Bama (her lovely footsteps): the erotics of feet in ancient Greece'; L. Llewellyn-Jones (Edinburgh), 'Body language and the female role player in Greek tragedy and Japanese Kabuki theatre'; C. Panayotakis (Glasgow), 'Nonverbal behaviour on the Roman comic stage'; I. Papadopoulou (Komotini), 'Sardanapallus' gesture'; H. van Wees (UCL), 'Clothes, class, and gender in Homer'.
Responsibility: ed. Douglas Cairns.
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