Naked Truths: Women, Sexuality and Gender in Classical Art and Archaeology

Naked Truths: Women, Sexuality and Gender in Classical Art and Archaeology

by Ann Olga Koloski-Ostrow
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0415159954

ISBN-13: 9780415159951

Pub. Date: 08/28/1997

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

The articles in Naked Truths demonstrate the application of feminist theory to a diverse repertory of classical art: they offer topical and controversial readings on the material culture of the ancient Mediterranean. This volume presents a timely, provocative and beautifully illustrated re-evaluation of how the issues of gender, identity and sexuality

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The articles in Naked Truths demonstrate the application of feminist theory to a diverse repertory of classical art: they offer topical and controversial readings on the material culture of the ancient Mediterranean. This volume presents a timely, provocative and beautifully illustrated re-evaluation of how the issues of gender, identity and sexuality reveal 'naked truths' about fundamental human values and social realities, through the compelling symbolism of the body.

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ISBN-13:
9780415159951
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/28/1997
Pages:
332
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.10(d)

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