By Kirk Ormand,Ruby Blondell
Rather than reopening outdated debates, historical intercourse takes up Foucault’s demand discursive research and elucidates many of the ways in which historical Greek and Roman texts and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 many of the ways in which the Greeks and Romans spoke and thought of those concerns. Comprising essays by way of rising and verified students, this quantity emphasizes particularly: sexual discourses approximately ladies; the interplay among sexual identities and sophistication prestige; gender as an risky discursive classification (even in antiquity); and the relationships among historic and sleek sexual categories.
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Ancient Sex: New Essays (Classical Memories/Modern Identitie) by Kirk Ormand,Ruby Blondell