Naked Truths: Women, Sexuality, and Gender in Classical Art and Archaeology

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Routledge, 2000 - Art - 315 pages
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The articles in Naked Truths demonstrate the application of feminist theory to a diverse repertory of classical art: they offer topical and controversial readings on the material culture of the ancient Mediterranean. This volume presents a timely, provocative and beautifully illustrated re-evaluation of how the issues of gender, identity and sexuality reveal 'naked truths' about fundamental human values and social realities, through the compelling symbolism of the body.

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Koloski-Ostrow is Assistant Professor in the Department of Classical Studies at Brandels University of Massachusetts.

Claire L. Lyons is curator of antiquities at the J. Paul Getty Museum. Since 1999 she has been a research associate at the Cotsen Institute of Archaeology, UCLA.

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