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Thinking Sex with the Early Moderns

Author: Valerie Traub
Publisher: Philadelphia, Pa University of Pennsylvania Press [2015]
Series: Haney Foundation series
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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What do we know about early modern sex? And how do we know it? How, when, and why does sex become history? In Thinking Sex with the Early Moderns, Valerie Traub addresses these questions and, in doing so, reorients the ways in which historians and literary critics, feminists and queer theorists approach sexuality and its history.
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Genre/Form: History
Online-Ressource
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Valerie Traub
ISBN: 9780812291582 0812291581
OCLC Number: 952803233
In: In ---> Penn eBook Package Frontlist 2014-1015; In ---> EBOOK PACKAGE Literary, Cultural and Area Studies 2015; In ---> EBOOK PACKAGE COMPLETE 2015
Awards: Winner of Winner of the Best Book Award for 2015 by the Society for the Study of Early Modern Women.
Description: 1 Online-Ressource.
Contents: Frontmatter --
Contents --
Preface --
Chapter 1. Thinking Sex: Knowledge, Opacity, History --
Part I. Making the History of Sexuality --
Chapter 2. Friendship's Loss: Alan Bray's Making of History --
Chapter 3. The New Unhistoricism in Queer Studies --
Chapter 4. The Present Future of Lesbian Historiography --
Part II. Scenes of Instruction; or, Early Modern Sex Acts --
Chapter 5. The Joys of Martha Joyless: Queer Pedagogy and the (Early Modern) Production of Sexual Knowledge --
Chapter 6. Sex in the Interdisciplines --
Chapter 7. Talking Sex --
Part III. The Stakes of Gender --
Chapter 8. Shakespeare's Sex --
Chapter 9. The Sign of the Lesbian --
Chapter 10. Sex Ed; or, Teach Me Tonight --
Notes --
Bibliography --
Index --
Acknowledgments.
Series Title: Haney Foundation series
Responsibility: Valerie Traub.
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