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Desire and discipline : sex and sexuality in the premodern West

Author: Jacqueline Murray; Konrad Eisenbichler
Publisher: Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This collection of original essays looks at sexuality in the long stretch between the 12th and the early 17th centuries - a period that remains relatively unexplored, yet one that has deeply informed  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Conference proceedings
Conference papers and proceedings
History
Congresses
Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jacqueline Murray; Konrad Eisenbichler
ISBN: 0802007805 9780802007803 0802071449 9780802071446
OCLC Number: 35935373
Notes: "The essays here presented were originally delivered at the conference 'Sex and Sexuality in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance' (22-4 November 1991'--acknowledgements.
Description: xxviii, 315 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Sex in history: a redux / Vern L. Bullough --
Playing by the rules : sexual behaviour and legal norms in medieval Europe / James A. Brundage --
Gender models in Alfonso X's Siete partidas : the sexual politics of 'nature' and 'society' / Roberto J. Gonzalez-Casanovas --
'Men without wives' : sexual arrangements in the early Portuguese expansion in West Africa / Ivana Elbl --
Sex in Tudor London : abusing their bodies with each other / Carol Kazmierczak Manzione --
Sexual rumours in English politics : the cases of Elizabeth I and James I / Robert Shephard --
'Masculine love' of the 'Princes of Sodom' 'practising the art of ganymede' at Henry III's court : the homosexuality of Henry III and his mignons in Pierre de L'Estoile's Mémoires-journaux / Joseph Cady --
Masculinities and homosexualities in French renaissance accounts of travel to the Middle East and North Africa / Guy Poirier --
Bernardino of Siena versus the marriage debt / Dyan Elliot --
Sex, money, and prostitution in medieval English culture / Ruth Mazo Karras --
Wives and mothers : adultery, madness, and marital misery in Titian's Paduan frescoes / Rona Goffen --
Freedom through renunciation? Women's voices, women's bodies, and the phallic order / Barrie Ruth Straus --
Learning to write with Venus's pen : sexual regulation in Matthew of Vendôme's Ars versificatoria / Garrett P.J. Epp --
Reading the dirty bits / Andrew Taylor --
Did mystics have sex? / Nancy F. Partner.
Responsibility: edited by Jacqueline Murray and Konrad Eisenbichler.

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