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Naked truths : women, sexuality, and gender in classical art and archaeology

Author: Ann Olga Koloski-Ostrow; Claire L Lyons
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1997.
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This volume presents a timely, provocative and beautifully illustrated re-evaluation of how gender, identity and sexuality reveal "naked truths" about fundamental human values and social realities,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Naked truths.
London ; New York : Routledge, 1997
(DLC) 96041228
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ann Olga Koloski-Ostrow; Claire L Lyons
ISBN: 9781134603862 113460386X 9780203190661 0203190661 0203037715 9780203037713 9780415159951 0415159954
OCLC Number: 50174708
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 315 pages) : illustrations, map
Contents: Naked truths about classical art : an introduction / Claire L. Lyons and Ann Olga Koloski-Ostrow --
"Ways of seeing" women in antiquity : an introduction to feminism in classical archaelogy and ancient art history / Sheby Brown --
Female beauty and male violence in early Italian society / John Robb --
Divesting the female breast of clothes in classical sculpture / Beth Cohen --
When painters execute a murderess : the representation of clytemnestra on attic vases / Francine Viret Bernal --
Sappho in attic vase painting / Jane McIntosh Snyder --
Gender and sexuality in the parthenon frieze / John G. Younger --
Naked and limbless : learning about the feminine body in ancient Athens / JOan Reilly --
Nursing mothers in classical art / Larissa Bonfante --
Making a world of difference : gender, asymetry, and the Greek nude / Nanette Salomon --
The only happy couple : hermaphrodites and gender / Aileen Ajootian --
Violent stages in two Pompeian houses : imperial taste, aristocratic response, and messages of male control / Ann Olga Koloski-Ostrow --
Epilogue : gender and desire / Natalie Boymel Kampen.
Responsibility: edited by Ann Olga Koloski-Ostrow, Claire L. Lyons.
Local System Bib Number:
251470
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""Naked Truths is a refreshing contirbution to the field and invites readers to examine new and significant questions."-"American Journal of Archaeology, 1998

 
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