Sex: Vice and Love from Antiquity to Modernity

Sex: Vice and Love from Antiquity to Modernity

Author(s): Alastair J. L. Blanshard

Published Online: 25 FEB 2010

Print ISBN: 9781405122917

Online ISBN: 9781444323566

DOI: 10.1002/9781444323566

Series Editor(s): Maria Wyke

About this Book

Sex: Vice and Love from Antiquity to Modernity examines the impact that sexual fantasies about the classical world have had on modern Western culture.

  •  Offers a wealth of information on sex in the Greek and Roman world
  • Correlates the study of classical sexuality with modern Western cultures
  • Identifies key influential themes in the evolution of erotic discourse from antiquity to modernity
  • Presents a serious and thought-provoking topic with great accessibility

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