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My thoughts on Brooke Holmes’ New Book

In Gender: Antiquity and Its Legacy, Brooke Holmes moves beyond anthropological or historical interest in ancient Greek and Roman conceptions of sex, gender, and sexuality to locate the roots of the gender/sex dyad and the concept of nature that underwrites that binary. In tracing the roots of this thinking, Holmes provides a history for concepts considered natural and finds resources in antiquity for reconsidering its “seamier legacies.”[1] Read more here: review of Brooke Holmes’ new book, Gender: Antiquity and Its Legacy

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