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By Kirk Ormand,Ruby Blondell

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Ancient intercourse: New Essays provides groundbreaking paintings in a post-Foucauldian mode on sexuality, sexual identities, and gender identities in historical Greece and Rome. because the construction of Foucault’s heritage of Sexuality, the sector of classics has been stuck in a recursive loop of argument concerning the existence—or lack thereof—of "sexuality" (particularly "homosexuality") as a significant cultural thought for historical Greece and Rome. a lot of the argument relating those concerns, despite the fact that, has didn't have interaction with the crucial argument of Foucault’s paintings, particularly, the statement that sexuality as we know it is the correlative of a traditionally particular kind of scientific and felony discourse that emerged purely within the overdue 19th century.

Rather than reopening previous debates, historical intercourse takes up Foucault’s demand discursive research and elucidates a number of the ways in which historic Greek and Roman texts and visible arts articulate a culturally particular discourse approximately sexual concerns. each one contributor presupposes that sexual and gendered identities are discursively produced, and teases out the various ways in which the Greeks and Romans spoke and considered those matters. Comprising essays by means of rising and tested students, this quantity emphasizes particularly: sexual discourses approximately ladies; the interplay among sexual identities and sophistication prestige; gender as an volatile discursive type (even in antiquity); and the relationships among old and sleek sexual categories.

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