The Constraints of Desire: The Anthropology of Sex and Gender in Ancient Greece (New Ancient World Series)

The Constraints of Desire: The Anthropology of Sex and Gender in Ancient Greece (New Ancient World Series)

John J. Winkler


for hundreds of years, classical students have intensely debated the "position of ladies" in classical Athens. Did girls have an enormous yet casual strength, or have been they little greater than slaves? utilizing equipment built from feminist anthropology, Winkler steps again from this narrowly framed query and places it within the higher context of the way intercourse and gender in old Greece have been culturally developed. His leading edge process uncovers the very genuine percentages for woman autonomy that existed in Greek society.

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