Download e-book for kindle: Ancient Sex: New Essays (Classical Memories/Modern by Kirk Ormand,Ruby Blondell

By Kirk Ormand,Ruby Blondell

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Ancient intercourse: New Essays offers groundbreaking paintings in a post-Foucauldian mode on sexuality, sexual identities, and gender identities in historical Greece and Rome. because the creation of Foucault’s historical past of Sexuality, the sector of classics has been stuck in a recursive loop of argument concerning the existence—or lack thereof—of "sexuality" (particularly "homosexuality") as a significant cultural proposal for old Greece and Rome. a lot of the argument referring to those matters, even if, has didn't interact with the principal argument of Foucault’s paintings, specifically, the statement that sexuality as we know it is the correlative of a traditionally particular type of scientific and criminal discourse that emerged in simple terms within the overdue 19th century.

Rather than reopening previous debates, old intercourse takes up Foucault’s demand discursive research and elucidates the various ways in which historical Greek and Roman texts and visible arts articulate a culturally particular discourse approximately sexual concerns. every one contributor presupposes that sexual and gendered identities are discursively produced, and teases out the various ways in which the Greeks and Romans spoke and considered those concerns. Comprising essays via rising and tested students, this quantity emphasizes specifically: sexual discourses approximately ladies; the interplay among sexual identities and sophistication prestige; gender as an risky discursive class (even in antiquity); and the relationships among historic and glossy sexual categories.

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Ancient Sex: New Essays (Classical Memories/Modern by Kirk Ormand,Ruby Blondell PDF

Historic intercourse: New Essays provides groundbreaking paintings in a post-Foucauldian mode on sexuality, sexual identities, and gender identities in historical Greece and Rome. because the construction of Foucault’s background of Sexuality, the sphere of classics has been stuck in a recursive loop of argument in regards to the existence—or lack thereof—of "sexuality" (particularly "homosexuality") as a significant cultural inspiration for historic Greece and Rome.

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