The Resource Sexual Symmetry : Love in the Ancient Novel and Related Genres, (electronic resource)

Sexual Symmetry : Love in the Ancient Novel and Related Genres, (electronic resource)

Label
Sexual Symmetry : Love in the Ancient Novel and Related Genres
Title
Sexual Symmetry
Title remainder
Love in the Ancient Novel and Related Genres
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
""In the Greek romances, "" writes David Konstan, ""sighs, tears, and suicide attempts are as characteristic of the male as of the female in distress; ruses, disguises, and outright violence in defense of one's chastity are as much the part of the female as of the male."" Exploring how erotic love is represented in ancient amatory literature, Konstan points to the symmetry in the passion of the hero and heroine as a unique feature of the Greek novel: they fall mutually in love, they are of approximately the same age and social class, and their reciprocal attachment ends in marriage. He shows
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Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
883.0109354
Index
no index present
LC call number
PA3040
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Princeton Legacy Library
Label
Sexual Symmetry : Love in the Ancient Novel and Related Genres, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Cover; Contents
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn884012993
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (285 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400863518
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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22573/ctt739d31
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b33105273
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)884012993
  • jstordda1400863511

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