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Title Queering the Middle Ages / Glenn Burger, Steven F. Kruger, editors
Published Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, ©2001


Description 1 online resource (xxiii, 318 pages) : illustrations
Series Medieval cultures ; 27
Medieval cultures ; v. 27.
Contents Queering Ovidian myth: bestiality and desire in Christine de Pizan's Epistre Othea / Marilynn Desmond and Pamela Sheingorn -- Sodomy's mark: Alan of Lille, Jean de Meun, and the medieval theory of authorship / Susan Schibanoff -- The pose of the queer: Dante's gaze, Brunetto Latini's body / Michael Camille -- Response: presidential improprieties and medieval categories: the absurdity of heterosexuality / Karma Lochrie -- Sodomitic Moor: queerness in the narrative of Reconquista / Gregory S. Hutcheson -- Chaste subjects: gender, heroism, and desire in the Grail quest / Peggy McCracken -- The King's boyfriend: Froissart's political theatre of 1326 / Claire Sponsler -- Response: "Just like a woman": queer history, womanizing the body, and the boys in Arnaud's band / Francesc Canadé Sautman -- Translating the foreskin / Kathleen Biddick -- Shameful pleasures: up close and dirty with Chaucer, flesh and the word / Glenn Burger -- Ecce Homo / Garrett P.J. Epp -- Medieval/postmodern: HIV/AIDS and the temporality of crisis / Steven F. Kruger -- Response: Return of the repressed: the sequel / Larry Scanlon
Summary The essays in this volume present new work that, in one way or another, "queers" stabilized conceptions of the Middle Ages, allowing us to see the period and its systems of sexuality in radically different, off-center, and revealing ways
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Homosexuality -- Europe -- History -- To 1500
Homosexuality -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History
Social history -- Medieval, 500-1500.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Gay Studies.
Homosexuality -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Social history -- Medieval.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Burger, Glenn, 1954- editor.
Kruger, Steven F., editor.
ISBN 9780816652761