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History and Social Theory

Peter Burke - Social Science - 2005 - 224 pages
What is the use of social theory to historians, and of history to social theorists? In clear and energetic prose, a pre-eminent cultural historian here offers a far-reaching ...
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Margins and Mainstreams: Asians in American History and Culture

Gary Y. Okihiro - History - 1994 - 203 pages
In a thoughtful and stimulating contribution to the current debate about the meaning to the larger society of multiculturalism, Gary Okihiro explores the significance of Asian ...
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Unheroic Conduct: The Rise of Heterosexuality and the Invention of the ...

Daniel Boyarin - Heterosexuality - 1997 - 393 pages
In a book that will both enlighten and provoke, Daniel Boyarin offers an alternative to the prevailing Euroamerican warrior/patriarch model of masculinity and recovers the ...
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Museum of Words: The Poetics of Ekphrasis from Homer to Ashbery

James A. W. Heffernan - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 249 pages
Ekphrasis is the art of describing works of art, the verbal representation of visual representation. Profoundly ambivalent, ekphrastic poetry celebrates the power of the silent ...
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Ancient Greek Love Magic

Christopher A. FARAONE, Christopher A Faraone - History - 2009 - 240 pages
The ancient Greeks commonly resorted to magic spells to attract and keep lovers--as numerous allusions in Greek literature and recently discovered "voodoo dolls," magical ...
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Prisoner of History : Aspasia of Miletus and Her Biographical Tradition ...

Madeleine M. Henry Chair and Associate Professor of Classical Studies Iowa State University - Social Science - 1995 - 208 pages
According to legend, Aspasia of Miletus was a courtesan, the teacher of Socrates, and the political adviser of her lover Pericles. Next to Sappho and Cleopatra, she is the best ...
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Strategies of Deviance: Studies in Gay Male Representation

Earl Jackson, Jr. - Social Science - 1995 - 336 pages
"Juxtaposing the narrative strategies of Freud, Wilde and Jarman; film pornography and Almodovar; and Dennis Cooper, Robert GlĂ1⁄4ck and Kevin Killian, Jackson offers a ...
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