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Sexuality in ancient art : Near East, Egypt, Greece, and Italy

Author: Natalie Kampen; Bettina Ann Bergmann
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 1996.
Series: Cambridge studies in new art history and criticism.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The first anthology on the visual representation of the sexual body, sexual activity and desire.

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Natalie Kampen; Bettina Ann Bergmann
ISBN: 0521470994 9780521470995 0521476836 9780521476836
OCLC Number: 33245037
Description: xvii, 299 pages : illustrations, map ; 26 cm.
Contents: Sex, rhetoric, and the public monument : the alluring body of Naram-Sîn of Agade / Irene J. Winter --
Dress, undress, and the representation of fertility and potency in New Kingdom Egypt art / Gay Robins --
Sex and the politics of female adornment in pre-Achaemenid Iran (1000-800 b.c.e.) / Michelle I. Marcus --
Archaic bodies-in-pieces / Page Dubois --
Desiring women on Athenian pottery / Robin Osborne --
Eros, desire, and the gaze / Franc̜oise Frontisi-Ducroux --
Women looking at women : women's ritual and temple sculpture / Eva Stehle and Amy Day. Portrayals of abduction in Greek art : rape or metaphor? / Ada Cohen --
Reflections / Andrew Stewart --
Etruscan sexuality and funeral art / Larissa Bonfante --
Phallus as signifier : the forum of Augustus and rituals of masculinity / Barbara Kellum --
Hypersexual black men in Augustan baths : ideal somatotypes and apotropaic magic / John Clarke --
Pregnant moment : tragic wives in the Roman interior / Bettina Bergmann --
Calculus of Venus : nude portraits of Roman matrons / Eva D'ambra. Omphale and the instability of gender / Natalie Boymel Kampen --
Naturalism and the erotics of the gaze : intimations of Narcissus / John Elsner --
Winckelmann's "homosexual" teleologies / Whitney Davis.
Series Title: Cambridge studies in new art history and criticism.
Responsibility: edited by Natalie Boymel Kampen with Bettina Bergmann [and others].
Local System Bib Number:
222901
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"It is a handsome volume...." "...invites us to be aware of our own relationship to the ancient evidence as fragmentary; this approach has been useful to critics and scholars of such writes as Read more...

 
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