Ancient obscenities :

Ancient obscenities : their nature and use in the ancient Greek and Roman worlds / Dorota Dutsch and Ann Suter, editors. - 356 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Greece: The anasyrma: Baubo, Medusa, and the gendering of obscenity / Ann Suter -- Toward iambic obscenity / Kirk Ormand -- Aischrology in old comedy and the question of "ritual obscenity" / Ralph M. Rosen -- Ou kata nomon: obscene acts and objects in Herodotos' Histories / Donald Lateiner -- Risk and reward: obscenity in the law courts at Athens / Jess Miner -- Rome: Triumphal ambivalence: the obscene songs / Frances Hickson Hahn -- Obscenity and performance on the Plautine stage / Seth A. Jeppesen -- Weighing in: the Priapus painting at the House of the Vettii, Pompeii / Barbara Kellum -- Bodily waste and boundaries in Pompeian graffiti / Sarah Levin-Richardson -- Dicere latine: the art of speaking crudely in the Carmina Priapea / Elizabeth Young -- Ancient obscenities and modern perceptions -- The most obscene satires: a queer/camp approach to Juvenal 2, 6, and 9 / Michael Broder -- Translating the forbidden: the unexpurgated edition and the reception of ancient obscenity / Deborah Roberts.

9780472119646 (hardcover : alk. paper)


Greek literature--History and criticism.
Latin literature--History and criticism.
Greek language--Obscene words.
Latin language--Obscene words.
Scatology in art.
Scatology in literature.
Art, Roman--Italy--Pompeii (Extinct city)

PA3003 / .A44 2015