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The garden of Priapus

sexuality and aggression in Roman humor

by Amy Richlin

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Latin wit and humor -- History and criticism,
  • Erotic poetry, Latin -- History and criticism,
  • Aggressiveness in literature,
  • Satire, Latin -- History and criticism,
  • Priapus (Greek deity) in literature,
  • Rome in literature,
  • Sex in literature,
  • Invective

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 292-294) and indexes.

    StatementAmy Richlin.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPA6095 .R53 1992
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxiii, 315 p. ;
    Number of Pages315
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1547346M
    ISBN 100195068734
    LC Control Number91026716


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