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Alastair J. L. Blanshard - Sex: Vice and Love from Antiquity to Modernity - 9781405122917 - V9781405122917
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Sex: Vice and Love from Antiquity to Modernity

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Description for Sex: Vice and Love from Antiquity to Modernity Hardcover. Sex: Vice and Love from Antiquity to Modernity examines theimpact that sexual fantasies about the classical world have had onmodern Western culture. Series: Classical Receptions. Num Pages: 236 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA1; HBTB; JHBK5. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 257 x 178 x 19. Weight in Grams: 596.

Sex: Vice and Love from Antiquity to Modernity examines the impact that sexual fantasies about the classical world have had on modern Western culture.

  • Offers a wealth of information on sex in the Greek and Roman world
  • Correlates the study of classical sexuality with modern Western cultures
  • Identifies key influential themes in the evolution of erotic discourse from antiquity to modernity
  • Presents a serious and thought-provoking topic with great accessibility

Product Details

Format
Hardback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
240
Condition
New
Series
Classical Receptions
Number of Pages
236
Place of Publication
Hoboken, United States
ISBN
9781405122917
SKU
V9781405122917
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 7 to 11 working days
Ref
99-50

About Alastair J. L. Blanshard
Alastair J. L. Blanshard is a senior lecturer in Classics & Ancient History at the University of Sydney. He is the author of Hercules: A Heroic Life (2005).

Reviews for Sex: Vice and Love from Antiquity to Modernity
“The book is helpfully provocative and certainly helps to explain the enduring appeal of Grecece and Rome in contemporary (erotic) culture.”  (INTAMS review - Journal for the Study of Marriage & Spirituality, 18 January 2012) "Recommended. Graduate students/faculty." (Choice, 1 March 2011) "This book is enjoyable and informative . . . it would be of especial interest ... Read more

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