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Sex and terror

Author: Pascal Quignard
Publisher: Calcutta ; New York : Seagull Books, 2011.
Series: French list.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

The fascinus, or phallus, was at the heart of classical Roman art and life. No god was more represented in ancient Rome than the phallic deity Priapus, and the fescennine verses, one of the earliest  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Pascal Quignard
ISBN: 9781906497866 1906497869
OCLC Number: 670480478
Description: xi, 192 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations ; 20 cm.
Contents: Parrhasios and Tiberius --
Roman Painting --
The Fascinus --
Perseus and Medusa --
Roman Eroticism --
Petronius and Ausonius --
Domus and Villa --
Medea --
Pasiphae and Apuleius --
The Bull and the Diver --
Roman Melancholia --
Liber --
Narcissus --
Sulpicius and the Ruins of Pompeii --
The Villa of the Mysteries --
From Taedium to Acedia.
Series Title: French list.
Other Titles: Sexe et l'effroi.
Responsibility: Pascal Quignard ; translated by Chris Turner.
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