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Parchments of gender : deciphering the bodies of antiquity, edited by Maria Wyke

Label
Parchments of gender : deciphering the bodies of antiquity
Title
Parchments of gender
Title remainder
deciphering the bodies of antiquity
Statement of responsibility
edited by Maria Wyke
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Parchments of Gender forms an important source of inter-disciplinary information for the study of gender and the body in ancient history. The central and unifying theme of the collection is the body's relation to gender. With essays covering the ancient communities of Greece, Rome and Judaea, the volume argues that ancient bodies are 'parchments of gender'. They are textual skins on which gender is inscribed and on which can be traced other interconnecting matrices of knowledge and power that give ancient bodies their seemingly legible contours. The volume also demonstrates the central role of antiquity in developing the cultural formation of the gendered body as a concept and a practice which is still prevalent in society today
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
306.4
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GT497.M44
LC item number
P37 1998
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Wyke, Maria
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  • Human body
  • Human body
  • Sex role
  • Human body in literature
  • Social history
  • Mediterranean Region
  • Human Body
  • Gender Identity
  • Social Environment
  • Symbolism
  • Mediterranean Region
Label
Parchments of gender : deciphering the bodies of antiquity, edited by Maria Wyke
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Austerity, excess, success, and failure in Hellenistic and early imperial Italy
  • Emma Dench
  • Poisonous women and unnatural history in Roman culture
  • Sarah Currie
  • Discovering the body in Roman oratory
  • Erik Gunderson
  • Emperor's new body : ascension from Rome
  • Mary Beard and John Henderson
  • 'Ordering the house' : on the domestication of Jewish bodies
  • Cynthia M. Baker
  • Ithyphallic males behaving badly; or, satyr drama as gendered tragic ending
  • Playing Roman soldiers : the martyred body, Derek Jarman's Sebastiane, and the representation of male homosexuality
  • Maria Wyke
  • Sowing the seeds of violence : rape, women, and the land
  • Carol Dougherty
  • Edith Hall
  • 'Mother of the argument' : Eros and the body in Sappho and Plato's Phaedrus
  • Helene P. Foley
  • Talking recipes in the gynaecological texts of the Hippocratic Corpus
  • Ann Ellis Hanson
  • Controlling daughters' bodies in Sirach
  • Jon L. Berquist
Control code
39202182
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
x, 291 pages
Isbn
9780198150800
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
98008002
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Parchments of gender : deciphering the bodies of antiquity, edited by Maria Wyke
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Austerity, excess, success, and failure in Hellenistic and early imperial Italy
  • Emma Dench
  • Poisonous women and unnatural history in Roman culture
  • Sarah Currie
  • Discovering the body in Roman oratory
  • Erik Gunderson
  • Emperor's new body : ascension from Rome
  • Mary Beard and John Henderson
  • 'Ordering the house' : on the domestication of Jewish bodies
  • Cynthia M. Baker
  • Ithyphallic males behaving badly; or, satyr drama as gendered tragic ending
  • Playing Roman soldiers : the martyred body, Derek Jarman's Sebastiane, and the representation of male homosexuality
  • Maria Wyke
  • Sowing the seeds of violence : rape, women, and the land
  • Carol Dougherty
  • Edith Hall
  • 'Mother of the argument' : Eros and the body in Sappho and Plato's Phaedrus
  • Helene P. Foley
  • Talking recipes in the gynaecological texts of the Hippocratic Corpus
  • Ann Ellis Hanson
  • Controlling daughters' bodies in Sirach
  • Jon L. Berquist
Control code
39202182
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
x, 291 pages
Isbn
9780198150800
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
98008002
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations

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