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Title Constructions of the classical body / edited by James I. Porter.

Imprint Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, c1999.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  391.60938 C766    ---  Axe Inventory 2022
Description viii, 397 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Series The body, in theory
Note This book originated at a conference of the International Association for Philosophy and Literature, held at the University of California, Irvine, in 1990.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Smashing bodies : Corinthian Tydeus and Ismene Amphora / John Henderson -- Reflections on erotic desire in archaic and classical Greece / Froma I. Zeitlin -- Dirt and desire : phenomenology of female pollution in antiquity / Anne Carson -- Pindar and the prostitutes, or reading ancient "pornography" / Leslie Kurke -- From a grin to death : the body in Greek discovery of politics / S. C. Humphreys -- Sexual bodybuilding : aeschines against Timarchus / Guilia Sissa -- Odor and power in the Roman Empire / David S. Potter -- Cicero's head / Amy Richlin -- Roman blush : delicate matter of self-control / Carlin A. Barton -- Anti-pygmalion : Praeceptor in Ars Amatoria, book 3 / Eric Downing -- Suffering body : philosophy and pain in Seneca's letters / Catharine Edwards -- Chronic pain and the creation of narrative / Helen King -- Truth contests and talking corpses / Maud W. Gleason -- Sweet honey in the rock : pleasure, embodiment, and metaphor in late-antique platonism / Robert Lamberton -- Ovid's body / Ralph Hexter -- Herculean muscle : classicizing rhetoric of bodybuilding / Maria Wyke.
Subject Human body -- Social aspects -- Greece.
Human body -- Social aspects -- Rome.
Human body in literature.
Human figure in art.
Civilization, Greco-Roman.
Added Author Porter, James I., 1954-
International Association for Philosophy and Literature. Meeting (1990 : University of California, Irvine)
ISBN 0472109081 (alk. paper)

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