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    DescriptionThinking Men explores artistic and intellectual expression in the classical world as the self representation of man. It starts from the premise that the history of classical antiquity as the ancients tell it is a history of men. However, the focus of this volume is the creation, re-creation and iteration of that male self as presented in language, poetry, drama, philosophical and scientific thought and art: man constructing himself as subject in classical antiquity and beyond. This beautifully illustrated volume, which contains a preface by Nathalie Kampen, provides a thought-provoking and stimulating insight into the representations of men in Classical culture.


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    Title
    Thinking Men
    Subtitle
    Masculinity and Its Self Representation in the Classical Tradition
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Lin Foxhall, Edited by John Salmon, Preface by Nathalie Kampen
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 240
    Width: 163 mm
    Height: 234 mm
    Thickness: 23 mm
    Weight: 590 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780415146357
    ISBN 10: 0415146356
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    LC classification: PA3009 .T47 1998
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    Illustrations note
    illustrations, 15 b&w photographs, bibliography
    Publisher
    Taylor & Francis Ltd
    Imprint name
    ROUTLEDGE
    Publication date
    07 August 1998
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Table of contents
    Part I. Introduction Part II. The Constrained Man Part III. Sculpted Men of Athens: Masculinity and Power in the Field of Vision Part IV. Masculine Values, Feminine Forms: on the gender of personified abstractions Part V. Natural Sex: the attribution of sex and gender to plants in ancient Greece Part VI. Eros the Blacksmith: performing masculinity in Anakreon's love lyrics Part VII. The Male Body as Spectacle in Attic Drama Part VIII. Rape and Young Manhood in Athenian Comedy Part IX. Understanding the Men in Menander Part X. Ideals of Masculinity in New Comedy Part XI. Juvenal, Satire 2: Putting male sexual deviants on show Part XII. In the Name of the Father: Procreation, Paternity and Patriarchy Part XIII. The Old Adam: The Fathers and the unmaking of masculinity Part XIV. The Hero of our Time: Classic heroes and Post-Classical Drama. Bibliography