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Ancient Obscenities: Their Nature and Use in the Ancient Greek and Roman Worlds

Dorota Dutsch and Ann Suter, editors
Format
Book
Published
Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, [2015]
Language
English
ISBN
9780472119646, 0472119648
Contents
  • Greece
  • The anasyrma: Baubo, Medusa, and the gendering of obscenity / Ann Suter
  • Toward iambic obscenity / Kirk Ormand
  • Aischrology in old comedy and the question of "ritual obscenity" / Ralph M. Rosen
  • Ou kata nomon: obscene acts and objects in Herodotos' Histories / Donald Lateiner
  • Risk and reward: obscenity in the law courts at Athens / Jess Miner
  • Rome
  • Triumphal ambivalence: the obscene songs / Frances Hickson Hahn
  • Obscenity and performance on the Plautine stage / Seth A. Jeppesen
  • Weighing in: the Priapus painting at the House of the Vettii, Pompeii / Barbara Kellum
  • Bodily waste and boundaries in Pompeian graffiti / Sarah Levin-Richardson
  • Dicere latine: the art of speaking crudely in the Carmina Priapea / Elizabeth Young
  • Ancient obscenities and modern perceptions
  • The most obscene satires: a queer/camp approach to Juvenal 2, 6, and 9 / Michael Broder
  • Translating the forbidden: the unexpurgated edition and the reception of ancient obscenity / Deborah Roberts.
Description
356 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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