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The Poetics of Eros in Ancient Greece - a book by Calame, Claude

The Poetics of Eros in Ancient Greece

The Poetics of Eros in Ancient Greece( )
Author: Calame, Claude
Translator: Lloyd, Janet
ISBN:978-0-691-15943-0
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:Princeton University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $28.95
Book Description:

The Poetics of Eros in Ancient Greece offers the first comprehensive inquiry into the deity of sexual love, a power that permeated daily Greek life. Avoiding Foucault's philosophical paradigm of dominance/submission, Claude Calame uses an anthropological and linguistic approach to re-create indigenous categories of erotic love. He maintains that Eros, the joyful companion of Aphrodite, was a divine figure around which poets constructed a physiology of desire that functioned...
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Pages:200
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / Poetry
Literary Criticism / General
Literary Criticism / Subjects & Themes / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.162 x 9.087 x 0.527 Inches
Book Weight:0.75 Pounds

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