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Author Burger, Glenn, 1954-

Title Chaucer's queer nation / Glenn Burger
Published Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, ©2003


Description 1 online resource (xxv, 264 pages)
Series Medieval cultures ; v. 34
Medieval cultures ; v. 34.
Contents Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Shameful Pleasures; 2. Medieval Conjugality and the Canterbury Tales; 3. Modernity and Marriage in the Canterbury Tales; 4. Queer Performativity in Fragment VI; 5. Desiring Machines; 6. Post-ality and the "End" of the Canterbury Tales; Notes; Index
Summary Bringing the concerns of queer theory and postcolonial studies to bear on Chaucer's Canterbury Tales, this ambitious book compels a rethinking not only of this most canonical of works, but also of questions of sexuality and gender in pre- and postmodern contexts, of issues of modernity and nation in historiography, and even of the enterprise of historiography itself
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
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Subject Chaucer, Geoffrey, -1400 -- Criticism and interpretation
Chaucer, Geoffrey, -1400.
Homosexuality and literature -- England -- History -- To 1500
Domestic relations in literature.
Human body in literature.
Sex in literature.
POETRY -- European -- English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh.
Domestic relations in literature.
Homosexuality and literature.
Human body in literature.
Sex in literature.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2002010195
ISBN 9780816692835