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The Resource Roman sexualities, edited by Judith P. Hallett and Marilyn B. Skinner

Roman sexualities, edited by Judith P. Hallett and Marilyn B. Skinner

Label
Roman sexualities
Title
Roman sexualities
Statement of responsibility
edited by Judith P. Hallett and Marilyn B. Skinner
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"This collection of essays seeks to establish Roman constructions of sexuality and gender difference as a distinct area of research, complementing work already done on Greece to give a fuller picture of ancient sexuality. By applying feminist critical tools to forms of public discourse, including literature, history, law, medicine, and political oratory, the essays explore the hierarchy of power reflected so strongly in most Roman sexual relations, where noblemen acted as the penetrators and women, boys, and slaves the penetrated. In many cases, the authors show how these roles could be inverted--in ways that revealed citizens' anxieties during the days of the early Empire, when traditional power structures seemed threatened." "In the essays, Jonathan Walters defines the impenetrable male body as the ideational norm; Holt Parker and Catharine Edwards treat literary and legal models of male sexual deviance; Anthony Corbeill unpacks political charges of immoral behavior at banquets, while Marilyn B. Skinner, Ellen Oliensis, and David Fredrick trace linkages between social status and the gender role of the male speaker in Roman lyric and elegy; Amy Richlin interrogates popular medical belief about the female body; Sandra R. Joshel examines the semiotics of empire underlying the historiographic portrayal of the empress Messalina; Judith P. Hallett and Pamela Gordon critique Roman caricatures of the woman-desiring woman; and Alison Keith discovers subversive allusions to the tragedy of Dido in the elegist Sulpicia's self-depiction as a woman in love. Book jacket."--Jacket
Cataloging source
N$T
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1944-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hallett, Judith P.
  • Skinner, Marilyn B
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sex customs
  • Sex in literature
  • Rome
  • Classical literature
  • Feminist criticism
  • Rome
  • Rome
  • Sexual Behavior
  • Roman World
  • Sex
  • Literature
  • Gender Identity
  • 18.46 ancient Latin literature
  • Classical literature
  • Feminist criticism
  • Literature
  • Manners and customs
  • Sex customs
  • Sex in literature
  • Rome (Empire)
  • Sexualverhalten
  • Römisches Reich
  • Seksualiteit
  • Letterkunde
  • Latijn
  • Romeinse oudheid
  • Sexualité
  • Sexualité
  • Vie sexuelle
  • Littérature antique
  • Rome
Label
Roman sexualities, edited by Judith P. Hallett and Marilyn B. Skinner
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 311-332) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : quod multo fit in graecia / Marilyn B. Skinner -- Invading the Roman body : manliness and impenetrability in Roman thought / Jonathan Walters -- The teratogenic grid / Holt N. Parker -- Unspeakable professions : public performance and prostitution in ancient Rome / Catharine Edwards -- Dining deviants in Roman political invective / Anthony Corbeill -- Ego mulier : the construction of male sexuality in Catullus / Marilyn B. Skinner -- The erotics of amicitia : readings in Tibullus, Propertius, and Horace / Ellen Oliensis -- Reading broken skin : violence in Roman elegy / David Fredrick -- Pliny's brassiere / Amy Richlin -- Female desire and the discourse of empire : Tacitus's Messalina / Sandra R. Joshel -- Female homoeroticism and the denial of Roman reality in Latin literature / Judith P. Hallett -- The lover's voice in Heroides 15 : or, why is Sappho a man? / Pamela Gordon -- Tandem venit armor : a Roman woman speaks of love / Alison Keith
Control code
on1200116927
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 343 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780691219547
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctv15qs7w9
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1200116927
Label
Roman sexualities, edited by Judith P. Hallett and Marilyn B. Skinner
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 311-332) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : quod multo fit in graecia / Marilyn B. Skinner -- Invading the Roman body : manliness and impenetrability in Roman thought / Jonathan Walters -- The teratogenic grid / Holt N. Parker -- Unspeakable professions : public performance and prostitution in ancient Rome / Catharine Edwards -- Dining deviants in Roman political invective / Anthony Corbeill -- Ego mulier : the construction of male sexuality in Catullus / Marilyn B. Skinner -- The erotics of amicitia : readings in Tibullus, Propertius, and Horace / Ellen Oliensis -- Reading broken skin : violence in Roman elegy / David Fredrick -- Pliny's brassiere / Amy Richlin -- Female desire and the discourse of empire : Tacitus's Messalina / Sandra R. Joshel -- Female homoeroticism and the denial of Roman reality in Latin literature / Judith P. Hallett -- The lover's voice in Heroides 15 : or, why is Sappho a man? / Pamela Gordon -- Tandem venit armor : a Roman woman speaks of love / Alison Keith
Control code
on1200116927
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 343 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780691219547
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctv15qs7w9
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1200116927

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