Sexual Symmetry [E–pub/E–book]

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  • Hardcover
  • 292
  • Sexual Symmetry
  • David Konstan
  • English
  • 09 June 2018
  • 9780691033419

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free read Sexual Symmetry 106 read ↠ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Ì David Konstan summary Sexual Symmetry Of sexuality in the ancient world reflected in the work of Michel Foucault David Halperin and John WinklerOriginally published in 1993The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print on demand technology to again make available previously out of print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905

read ↠ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Ì David KonstanSexual Symmetry

free read Sexual Symmetry 106 read ↠ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Ì David Konstan summary Sexual Symmetry In the Greek romances writes David Konstan sighs tears and suicide attempts are as characteristic of the male as of the female in distress; ruses disguises and outright violence in defense of one's chastity are as much the part of the female as of the male Exploring how erotic love is represented in ancient amatory literature Konstan points to the symmetry in the passion of the hero and heroine as a uniue feature of the Greek novel they fall mutually in love they are of approximately the same age and social class and their reciprocal attachment ends in marriage He shows how the plots of the novels are perfectly adapted to expressing this symmetry a

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free read Sexual Symmetry 106 read ↠ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Ì David Konstan summary Sexual Symmetry Nd how because of their structure they differ from classical epic elegy comedy tragedy and other genres including modern novels ranging from Sidney to Harleuin romancesUsing works like Chaereas and Callirhoe and Daphnis and Chloe Konstan examines such issues as pederasty the role of eros in both marital and nonmarital love and the ancient Greek concept of fidelity He reveals how the novelistic formula of sexual symmetry reverses the pattern of all other ancient genres where erotic desire appears one sided and uneual and is often viewed as either a weakness or an aggressive conuering power Konstan's approach draws upon theories concerning the nature