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Roman Sexualities
Edited by Judith P. Hallett & Marilyn B. Skinner

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Acknowledgments
Introduction: Quod multo fit aliter in Graecia ...3
Pt. 1Unmarked Sexuality
1Invading the Roman Body: Manliness and Impenetrability in Roman Thought29
Pt. 2Wayward Sexualities
2The Teratogenic Grid47
3Unspeakable Professions: Public Performance and Prostitution in Ancient Rome66
Pt. 3Gender Slippage in Literary Constructions of the Masculine
4Dining Deviants in Roman Political Invective99
5Ego mulier: The Construction of Male Sexuality in Catullus129
6The Erotics of amicitia: Readings in Tibullus, Propertius, and Horace151
7Reading Broken Skin: Violence in Roman Elegy172
Pt. 4Male Constructions of "Woman"
8Pliny's Brassiere197
9Female Desire and the Discourse of Empire: Tacitus's Messalina221
10Female Homoeroticism and the Denial of Roman Reality in Latin Literature255
11The Lover's Voice in Heroides 15: Or, Wy Is Sappho a Man?274
Pt. 5Female Construction of the Desiring Subject
12Tandem venit amor: A Roman Woman Speaks of Love295
Bibliography311
Notes on Contributors333
Index335

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