Includes bibliographical references (p. -332) and index. Introduction: Quod multo fit aliter in Graecia ... / Marilyn B. Skinner -- Pt. 1. Unmarked Sexuality. 1. Invading the Roman Body: Manliness and Impenetrability in Roman Thought / Jonathan Walters -- Pt. 2. Wayward Sexualities. 2. The Teratogenic Grid / Holt N. Parker. 3. Unspeakable Professions: Public Performance and Prostitution in Ancient Rome / Catharine Edwards -- Pt. 3. Gender Slippage in Literary Constructions of the Masculine. 4. Dining Deviants in Roman Political Invective / Anthony Corbeill. 5. Ego mulier: The Construction of Male Sexuality in Catullus / Marilyn B. Skinner. 6. The Erotics of amicitia: Readings in Tibullus, Propertius, and Horace / Ellen Oliensis. 7. Reading Broken Skin: Violence in Roman Elegy / David Fredrick -- Pt. 4. Male Constructions of "Woman" 8. Pliny's Brassiere / Amy Richlin. 9. Female Desire and the Discourse of Empire: Tacitus's Messalina / Sandra R. Joshel. 10. Female Homoeroticism and the Denial of Roman Reality in Latin Literature / Judith P. Hallett. 11. The Lover's Voice in Heroides 15: Or, Wy Is Sappho a Man? / Pamela Gordon -- Pt. 5. Female Construction of the Desiring Subject. 12. Tandem venit amor: A Roman Woman Speaks of Love / Alison Keith.
- LCC: HQ13
- Dewey Decimal: 306.7/0945/63
- Language: eng
- Physical Description: x, 343 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
- Sex customs -- Rome -- History
- Sex in literature
- Rome -- In literature
- Rome in literature
- Classical literature
- Feminist criticism
- Rome -- History
- Rome -- Social life and customs
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