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Author Winkler, John J.

Title The constraints of desire : the anthropology of sex and gender in ancient Greece / John J. Winkler.

Imprint New York : Routledge, 1990.

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Location Call No. Status OPAC Message Public Note Gift Note
 Moore Stacks  DF93 .W56 1990    Available  ---
Description x, 269 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series The new ancient world
New ancient world.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 237-254).
Note Includes indexes.
Contents Unnatural acts : erotic protocols in Artemidoros' Dream analysis -- Laying down the law: the oversight of men's sexual behavior in classical Athens -- The constraints of desire : erotic magical spells -- The education of Chloe : hidden injuries of sex -- Penelope's cunning and Homer's -- Double consciousness in Sappho's lyrics -- The laughter of the oppressed : Demeter and the gardens of Adonis.
Subject Sex customs -- Greece -- History.
Women -- Greece -- Social conditions.
Sex customs.
Women -- Social conditions.
Indexed Term Greece Man Sexuality, ancient period - Sociological perspectives
Genre/Form History.
ISBN 0415901227
0415901235 (pbk.)
9780415901239 (pbk.)