The Complete Poems of Tibullus: An En Face Bilingual Edition

Tibullus is taken into account one of many most interesting exponents of Latin lyric within the golden age of Rome, in the course of the Emperor Augustus’s reign, and his poetry keeps its enduring good looks and charm. jointly those works supply an incredible record for an individual who seeks to appreciate Roman tradition and sexuality and the origins of Western poetry.

• the recent translation by means of Rodney Dennis and Michael Putnam conveys to scholars the beauty and wit of the unique poems.

• perfect for classes on classical literature, classical civilization, Roman heritage, comparative literature, and the classical culture and reception.

• The Latin verses can be published side-by-side with the English text.

• Explanatory notes and a thesaurus elucidate context and describe key names, areas, and events.

• An advent by way of Julia Haig Gaisser presents the required old and social historical past to the poet’s lifestyles and works.

• contains the poems of Sulpicia and Lygdamus, transmitted with the textual content of Tibullus and previously ascribed to him.

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How Sex Works: Why We Look, Smell, Taste, Feel, and Act the Way We Do

By Sharon Moalem

“Read this e-book and become aware of intercourse back, yet from a systematic viewpoint, and notice why it developed. It’s virtually as a lot enjoyable, and desires much less energy.”
— Peter Macinnis, writer of 100 Discoveries: the best Breakthroughs in historical past

"How intercourse Works manages to inject technological know-how writing with the prurient thrill of a gossip rag."
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Medical maverick and New York Times bestselling writer of Survival of the Sickest Dr. Sharon Moalem provides an insightful and interesting voyage during the marvelous historical past and evolution of sexual copy. fanatics of Freakonomics, Blink, You: The Owner’s Manual, and Why Do males Have Nipples will locate many enticing insights in How intercourse Works.

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Marthe: The Story of a Whore (Dedalus European Classics)

By J. K. Huysmans

Taking pictures the vigorous linguistic inventiveness of the unique, this clean telling additionally comprises an creation and entire notes. First released in 1876, Marthe used to be a big landmark in J.K. Huysmans’s literary profession, his first expedition into the radical, which propelled him into the starting to be ranks of the Naturalist stream. Marthe used to be one of many first French novels to without delay deal with the topic of prostitution, which later grew to become a crucial subject matter for lots of novelists, Impressionist painters and poets. Set in and round the demi-monde of the Parisian track corridor, it facilities on a would-be actress, Marthe, who works in a single of the bottom dives in Paris, who tells the tale of her short, and finally doomed, courting with Léo, a romantic looking for anything to take where of his misplaced illusions.

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Sex in Advertising: Perspectives on the Erotic Appeal (Routledge Communication Series)

Sex in ads: views at the Erotic Appeal is the 1st booklet to entirely take on vital concerns approximately intercourse in ads. what's it? Does it paintings? How does it impact participants and society? Well-respected students and well known writers resolution those questions as they tackle the next matters linked to intercourse in brand new ads surroundings: gender transformations and illustration, unintentional social results, subliminal embeds, appeals to the gay group, and new media. The ebook encompasses a mix of views, together with unique experimental stories, interpretive and historic analyses, and cultural critiques.

The definitive resource on intercourse in ads, this booklet:
*is centralized round a unique subject matter: realizing how intercourse in ads appeals paintings and why they're so well-known;
*includes a number of views to catch the richness of sexual appeals;
*brings jointly viewpoints from either recognized students and writers;
*provides a wealth of rules and study questions for these attracted to the subject; and
*contains discussions of intercourse in advertisements from its roots within the 1700s to web advertising this day and past.

The e-book is needs to studying for ads and gender researchers, students, and scholars. an individual drawn to mass media, shopper psychology, and pop culture will locate this ebook a necessary resource.

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Polyamory in the 21st Century: Love and Intimacy with Multiple Partners

Unlike different books in this subject, Polyamory within the twenty first Century weaves jointly examine and evidence to supply an educated and neutral research of polyamory as a way of life and as a flow, and to put it in a psychosocial in addition to an ancient context. Anecdotes and private stories permit the reader to strengthen a greater knowing of polyamory and the folks who perform and revel in it. Anapol addresses the sensible, the utopian, and the shadow facets of this exciting, mysterious, but usually threatening way of life. It in truth addresses tricky matters reminiscent of the character of dedication with out exclusivity, balancing own wishes with loyalty to a accomplice, comparing ideals approximately love and courting, the influence of polyamory on teenagers, and the demanding situations that come up while one accomplice desires monogamy and one other prefers polyamory. with no judgement, she explores this more and more universal perform, and divulges the genuine nature of a way of life that many don't understand.

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The Ultimate Guide to Anal Sex for Women

By Tristan Taormino

Revised and up-to-date all through, together with all-new chapters in particular for newbies and for ladies giving anal excitement to males, The final advisor to Anal intercourse for Women is a accomplished and artistic advisor to anal excitement. Tristan Taormino deals the type of knowledgeable reassurance which could inspire even an absolute newbie to discover this nerve-rich a part of the physique, both on my own or with a accomplice of any gender. Anal intercourse lovers may have no encouragement, yet will welcome Taormino’s experience of experience and her targeted discussions of toys, myth play, and positions. starting by way of dispelling universal myths approximately anal eroticism, Taormino is going directly to illustrate anatomy, supply pointers on development belief and speaking wishes, and supply trustworthy, easy-to-understand details on security, practise, hygiene, and masses extra. This re-creation has been considerably multiplied and revised to incorporate new details on masturbation, anal wellbeing and fitness, BDSM and anal intercourse, and plenty of different issues. In a brand new characteristic, Taormino solutions genuine reader questions.

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Bare: On Women, Dancing, Sex, and Power

By Elisabeth Eaves

It all started whilst she used to be with an wisdom of her physique and the response other folks needed to it. It persisted with the belief that women’s our bodies frequently gave them a wierd energy over males. As an grownup, it grew to become a fascination with specialist intercourse staff, resulting in a plunge into their international. And while Elisabeth Eaves left the area of peep indicates and personal dancers for the extra socially appropriate occupation of foreign journalism, she came upon she couldn't placed that fascination in the back of her. Her reports had left her with too many questions and too few solutions. So she lower back to the area she had left in the back of. Now, during this candid and insightful publication, she recounts her firsthand adventure of stripping and offers us a brand new figuring out of women’s sexuality and modern sexual mores.

Bare follows the writer and her fellow dancers via Seattle strip golf equipment and bachelor events, exploring in riveting element Eaves’s personal motivations and behaviour, in addition to these of her coworkers, as they make their approach during the occasionally exhilarating, frequently annoying international of stripping. Grounded in an figuring out of the problematic dynamics of changing sexual providers for cash, Eaves’s narrative examines the ways that the paintings impacts the ladies: how they negotiate the slippery barriers among their jobs and their “real” lives; how their own relationships are altered; how they reconcile themselves—or don’t—to the stereotypes that encompass their career; even if the paintings is exploitative or empowering or both.

In its unstinting honesty, Bare calls for that we take a better examine the way in which sexuality is seen in our tradition; what, if whatever, constitutes “normal” wish; the ethics of swapping money—or something else—for intercourse; and the way men and women navigate the perilous contradictions and double criteria that make up today’s socio-sexual conventions. The tales Eaves tells—outrageous, humorous, unhappy, and deeply affecting—provide an engrossing and unforgettable examine a gaggle of ladies who've much to bare, not just approximately one in all America’s biggest and so much taboo industries, yet concerning the regulations, joys, and hypocrisies of the realm within which all of us stay.

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Diary of a Sex Fiend: Girl with a One Track Mind

By Abby Lee

Who says males take into consideration intercourse greater than ladies do? Abby Lee is a brilliant, made up our minds younger lady who for nearly 3 years has been writing an internet magazine approximately her intercourse lifestyles. Her writing is every thing that writing approximately intercourse may still be—frank, hysterical, provocative, and fully sincere. Her site quick attracted hundreds of thousands of hits an afternoon, with either women and men attracted to her observations approximately masturbation, one-night stands, and same-sex encounters. Girl with a One tune Mind is a year-long diary of Abby’s wishes, fantasies, and anxieties as she attempts to respond to the query: why do I continuously take into consideration intercourse? Celebrating either her sensuality and her actual wishes, Abby explores a swingers’ membership and a Dominatrix dungeon, or even participates in a pre-arranged three-way (which ends with none delight for her). In among her new stories are run-ins with lifelong acquaintances; strength romances; and lengthy, complicated nights while all she quite desires is a “great shag.” no matter if she’s delivering a girl’s advisor to figuring out date-speak or explaining to her mom and dad why there’s a racy photo of her on their laptop, Abby writes with a ribald eye and a fearless heart.

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The Sex Doll: A History

By Anthony Ferguson

This scholarly research of the centuries-long background of fornicatory dolls examines the iconic obsession with developing an idealized, silent lady sexual item and the manifestations of this wish throughout the a while in mythology, literature, paintings, philosophy and technological know-how. this actual sexual impulse has been expressed in a good number of kinds reminiscent of statues, mannequins, intercourse dolls, and gynoids (robots). particularly this learn makes a speciality of the evolution of the intercourse doll via its unique incarnation as a sack fabric effigy, throughout the advertising and marketing of inflatable dolls, to the present problematic cyber-technology figures, in an try to realize the hidden drives and wishes which gas this ongoing myth of making an ideal, powerless, silent associate.

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Five-Minute Relationship Repair: Quickly Heal Upsets, Deepen Intimacy, and Use Differences to Strengthen Love

By John Grey

The device package No dating could be Without

Long-term happiness in love will depend on a couple’s skill to fix the inevitable rifts and transformations, huge and small, that take place in any dating. Neuroscience means that dating upsets are most sensible mended quick, or they collect in long term reminiscence, raise reactive conversation, and develop into more durable to fix effectively. And solid fix takes 5 mins or much less! This ebook bargains useful instruments and prompt scripts for resolving difficulties and having your wishes met. Following its assistance, you could flip problems into possibilities to foster love, belief, and thriving intimacy.

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