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Title Constructing medieval sexuality / Karma Lochrie, Peggy McCracken, and James A. Schultz, editors
Published Minneapolis, MN : University of Minnesota Press, ©1997


Description 1 online resource (xviii, 205 pages) : illustrations
Series Medieval cultures ; v. 11
Medieval cultures ; v. 11.
Contents Pollution, illusion, and masculine disarray : noturnal emmissions and the sexuality of the clergy / Dyan Elliot -- Homosexuality, luxuria, and tectual abuse / Mark D. Jordan -- Sciences/silences : the natures and languages of sodomy in Peter of Abano's Problemata commentary / Joan Cadden -- Manuscript illumination and the art of copulation / Michael Camille -- Bodies that don't matter : heterosexuality before heterosexuality in Gottfired's Tristan / James A. Schultz -- Refashioning courtly love : Lancelot as ladies' man or lady/man? / E. Jane Burns -- Love of thy neighbor / Louis O. Fradenburg -- Conversion and medieval sexual, religious, and racial categories / Steven F. Kruger -- Mystical acts, queer tendencies / Karma Lochrie
Summary This collection is the first to be devoted entirely to medieval sexuality informed by current theories of sexuality and gender. It brings together essays from various disciplinary perspectives to consider how the Middle Ages defined, regulated, and represented sexual practices and desires
Notes Inspired by, and including some papers from, a conference held at the Newberry Library in Chicago, March 4-5, 1994
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
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Subject Civilization, Medieval.
Sex -- Europe -- History
Social history -- Medieval, 500-1500.
Sex -- history
Homosexuality -- history
Coitus -- history
Sexuality -- history
PSYCHOLOGY -- Human Sexuality.
SELF-HELP -- Sexual Instruction.
HISTORY -- Medieval.
Civilization, Medieval.
Manners and customs.
Social history -- Medieval.
SUBJECT Europe -- Social life and customs.
Subject Europe.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Actes de congrès.
Form Electronic book
Author Lochrie, Karma, editor.
McCracken, Peggy, editor.
Schultz, James A. (James Alfred), 1947- editor.
ISBN 9780816628285