One Hundred Years of Homosexuality
And Other Essays on Greek Love
By (author) David M. Halperin
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One Hundred Years of Homosexuality by David M. Halperin
Book DescriptionHalperin's subject is the erotics of male culture in ancient Greece. Arguing that the modern concept of "homosexuality" is an inadequate tool for the interpretation of these features of sexual life in antiquity, Halperin offers an alternative account that accords greater prominence to the indigenous terms in which sexual experiences were constituted in the ancient Mediterranean world. Wittily and provocatively written, Halperin's meticulously drawn windows onto ancient sexuality give us a new meaning to the concept of "Greek love."
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415900973
(229mm x 152mm x 16mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 25-Jan-1990
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Gay Shame, Paperback (January 2010)
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Lesbian and Gay Studies Reader, Paperback (September 1993)» View all books by David M. Halperin
Over 40 essays, many already classics, are brought together in this comprehensive multi-disciplinary anthology of critical work in lesbian and gay studies.
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Author Biography - David M. Halperin
David M. Halperin is Professor of Literature at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
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