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Setting Plato straight : translating ancient sexuality in the Renaissance

Author: Todd W Reeser
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2016.
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In 'Setting Plato Straight', Todd W. Reeser undertakes the first sustained and comprehensive study of Renaissance textual responses to Platonic same-sex sexuality. Reeser mines an expansive collection of translations, commentaries, and literary sources to study how Renaissance translators transformed ancient eros into non-erotic, non-homosexual relations.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Reeser, Todd W., 1967- author.
Setting Plato straight
(DLC) 2015019947
(OCoLC)907196250
Named Person: Plato; Plato; Platon
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Todd W Reeser
ISBN: 9780226307145 022630714X
OCLC Number: 930602527
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations.
Contents: Solving the problem with Plato --
The antitheses of same-sex sexuality in Bruni --
Ficino and the theory of purging same-sex sexuality --
Ficino and the practice of purging same-sex sexuality --
Importing Ficino: gender balance in Champier --
Seducing Socrates: the Silenus in Erasmus and Rabelais --
The gates of Germania: space, place, and sexuality in Cornarius --
Fractured men: feminism and neoplatonism in mid-sixteenth-century France --
Orientations: female-female and male-male eros in dialogue --
Reading sexuality skeptically in Montaigne --
Conclusion: bending Plato.
Responsibility: Todd W. Reeser.

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In 'Setting Plato Straight', Todd W. Reeser undertakes the first sustained and comprehensive study of Renaissance textual responses to Platonic same-sex sexuality. Reeser mines an expansive collection of translations, commentaries, and literary sources to study how Renaissance translators transformed ancient eros into non-erotic, non-homosexual relations.

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