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The articles in Naked Truths exhibit the appliance of feminist idea to a various repertory of classical artwork: they provide topical and debatable readings at the fabric tradition of the traditional Mediterranean. This quantity provides a well timed, provocative and wonderfully illustrated re-examination of the way the problems of gender, id and sexuality show 'naked truths' approximately basic human values and social realities, in the course of the compelling symbolism of the physique.

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The articles in Naked Truths exhibit the appliance of feminist idea to a various repertory of classical artwork: they provide topical and debatable readings at the fabric tradition of the traditional Mediterranean. This quantity provides a well timed, provocative and wonderfully illustrated re-examination of the way the problems of gender, id and sexuality show 'naked truths' approximately basic human values and social realities, in the course of the compelling symbolism of the physique.

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