Abusive mouths in classical Athens / Nancy Worman.

This study of the language of insult charts abuse in classical Athenian literature that centres on the mouth and its appetites, especially talking, eating, drinking, and sexual activities. Attic comedy, Platonic dialogue, and fourth-century oratory often deploy insulting depictions of the mouth and...

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Main Author: Worman, Nancy, 1963- (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2008.
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