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Winckelmann’s Legacy: Decorum, Textuality, and National Stereotype in the Eighteenth-Century Reception of Homosexuality

Matthew Fox

in Ancient Rome and the Construction of Modern Homosexual Identities

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199689729
eISBN:
9780191814044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199689729.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter discusses how the eighteenth century responded to Roman homosexuality. Its argument centres upon the idea of decency, proposing that the canonical status of some of the Latin authors who ... More


Greek Sculpture, Beauty, and Morality

Kate Nichols

in Greece and Rome at the Crystal Palace: Classical Sculpture and Modern Britain, 1854-1936

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199596461
eISBN:
9780191795770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199596461.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Chapter 5 explores the controversy caused by the Palace’s exhibition of nude sculpture. It unpicks Owen Jones’s claims for Greek sculpture’s moral imperative through writings on beauty, morality, and ... More


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