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The feminine matrix of sex and gender in classical Athens

Kate Gilhuly

The feminine matrix of sex and gender in classical Athens

by Kate Gilhuly

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women in literature,
  • Sex in literature,
  • Greek literature -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementKate Gilhuly.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPA3015.W65 G54 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16443438M
    ISBN 109780521899987
    LC Control Number2008001676

    in the Speech "Against Neaira'", in K. Gilhuly (ed.), The Feminine Matrix of Sex and Gender in Classical Athens (Cambridge, ), ; D. MacDowell, Demosthenes the Orator (Oxford, ), ; S. Lape, Race and Citizen Identity in the Classical Athenian Democracy (Cambridge. (source: Nielsen Book Data) Summary This book explores the fascinating world of sex and gender roles in the classical period. It provides readers with essays that represent a range of perspectives on women, gender and sexuality in the ancient world.

      As a solution, the terms 'sex worker' and 'sex work' are increasingly used to refer to prostitution in the ancient world. But while the terms are devoid of stigma (at least, to a greater extent than many alternatives), they also mislead and misappropriate the original intention behind these terms. Start studying Sex & Gender in the Ancient World. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.

      This book investigates how varying practices of gender shaped people's lives and experiences across the societies of ancient Greece and Rome. Exploring how gender was linked with other socio-political characteristics such as wealth, status, age and life-stage as well as with individual choices, in the very different world of classical antiquity, is fascinating in its own4/5. Books shelved as feminism-and-gender-studies: A Room of One's Own by Virginia Woolf, The Second Sex by Simone de Beauvoir, The Feminine Mystique by Betty.


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She suggests that these three roles formed a symbolic. Kate Gilhuly's book, The Feminine Matrix of Sex and Gender in Classical Athens, also studies a series of texts, analyzing the distinct way in which each presents the relationship among three female figures: the prostitute, the wife.

"In The Feminine Matrix if Sex and Gender in Classical Athens, Kate Gilhuly explores the relationship between the prostitute, the wife, and the ritual performer in Athenian literature.

She suggests that these three roles formed a symbolic continuum that served as an alternative to a binary conception of gender in classical Athens and provided a framework for assessing both masculine and feminine civic.

The feminine matrix of sex and gender in classical Athens / Kate Gilhuly. Includes bibliographical references and index. isbn (hardback) 1. Women in literature. Sex in literature. Greek literature – History and criticism. Title. paw65g54 –dc22 isbn hardback.

This matrix, as she calls it, centers upon three categories of the feminine: the prostitute, the wife, and the ritual agent. In varying manifestations, hierarchies and conflations, this structure not only informs our understanding of how the Athenians envisioned the female but also directly pertains to issues of Athenian civic identities and attitudes toward sexuality, exchange, and female.

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In The Feminine Matrix of Sex and Gender in Classical Athens, Kate Gilhuly explores the relationship between the prostitute, the wife, and the ritual performer in Athenian literature.

The chapter offers the definitive overview of a given field of feminist inquiry, in this case scholarship on ancient sexuality, might appear to be complicit in a Foucauldian “regime of truth.” The mid‐s mark another turning point for intersections between feminism and work on ancient sexuality, because it was just then that gender Author: Marilyn B.

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Gill. Ithaca: Cornell UP, Keuls, Eva C. The Reign of the Phallus: Sexual Politics in Ancient Athens. Berkeley: U of California P, Nye, Andrea. Gilhuly, Kate - The Feminine Matrix of Sex and Gender in Classical KBs Gottschall, Jonathan - The Rape of Troy_Evolution, Violence, and the World of MBs Hack, Roy Kenneth - God in Greek Philosophy to the Time of MBs.

In Race and Citizen Identity in the Classical Athenian Democracy, Susan Lape demonstrates how a race ideology grounded citizen identity. Although this ideology did not manifest itself in a fully developed race myth, its study offers insight into the causes and conditions that can give rise to race and racisms in both modern and pre-modern : Susan Lape.

So-called ‘masculine’ and ‘feminine’ qualities are inter-subjective and undergo constant changes. For example, there are far-reaching differences in the behaviour, desires, dress and even body posture expected from women in classical Athens and women in modern Athens.

Sex is child’s play; but gender is serious business. GILHULY, K., (), The feminine matrix of sex and gender in classical Athens, Cambridge GROSSMAN, J. B., (), Greek funerary sculpture: catalogue of.

In my book, The Feminine Matrix of Sex and Gender in Classical Athens, and in various articles I have written, I examine the way that literary depictions of sex and gender provide insight into larger issues, revealing cultural, political, and economic dynamics.

For the ancient Greeks, gender represented an elemental notion of hierarchy, yet this dynamic was fraught with anxiety, nuance.

In her book on sacred landscapes and gender, Cole articulates how rites performed by women in Artemis cults strengthened the larger polis community. 24 Female priesthoods represent another productive strand of research that powerfully articulates the very real public authority of sacerdotal women in the classical polis.

25 Although not Author: Laura McClure. The Feminine Matrix of Sex and Gender in Classical Athens (Cambridge UP, ). Hamington, Maurice, The Social Philosophy of Jane Addams (U Illinois Press, ).

Huffer, Lynne, Mad for Foucault: Rethinking the Foundations of Queer Theory (Columbia UP, ). Kerslake, Christian, Immanence and the Vertigo of Philosophy: From Kant to Deleuze.

Cambridge Core - Ancient History - Law's Cosmos - by Victoria WohlAuthor: Victoria Wohl. Kate Gilhuly is Professor of Classical Studies at Wellesley College. Her research interests are the history of sexuality, gender studies, and cultural geography in ancient Greek Literature.

In addition to Erotic Geographies in Ancient Greek Literature and Culture (Routledge, ), she is author of The Feminine Matrix of Sex and Gender in Ancient Greece (), and coeditor with Nancy Worman. The first chapter from Portrait of a Priestess: Women and Ritual in Ancient Greece by Joan Breton Connelly.

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