Author Leick, Gwendolyn
Title Sex and Eroticism in Mesopotamian Literature
Lishtar's Review A groundbreaking book shedding light on the literature and sexual imagery of Ancient Mesopotamia, one of the earliest literate civilisations with a strong scribal tradition. The author shows undeniable scholarship, knowledge of the vast mythology of Mesopotamia and flawless research regarding cuneiform texts. Indeed, this is a book that should be present in the shelves not only of those interested in Ancient Mesopotamia but also ancient poetry and the roots of eroticism in world literature. On top of all this, it also provides a contribution to current debates about sex, eroticism and gender.
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