When A Young Man Falls in Love

The Sexual Exploitation of Women in New Comedy

By Vincent J. Rosivach

© 1998 – Routledge

220 pages

Purchasing Options:
Paperback: 9780415642798
pub: 2013-01-14
Hardback: 9780415184489
pub: 1998-04-09

About the Book

When A Young Man Falls in Love examines the plays of New Comedy to reveal how the sexual relationships between the male and female protagonists are essentially exploitative. It poses important questions about the dramatic portrayal of women in the Greek and Roman worlds.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HISTORY / Ancient / General