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Medieval constructions in gender and identity

essays in honor of Joan M. Ferrante

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Published by Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Texts Studies in Tempe, Ariz .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literature, Medieval -- History and criticism,
  • Civilization, Medieval

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Teodolinda Barolini.
    SeriesMedieval and renaissance texts and studies volume ;, 293, Medieval & Renaissance Texts & Studies (Series) ;, v. 293.
    ContributionsFerrante, Joan M., 1936-, Barolini, Teodolinda, 1951-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN671 .M376 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3411591M
    ISBN 100866983376
    ISBN 109780866983372
    LC Control Number2005027668

    Research Interests My dissertation, Gender, Affect, and Political Discourse in Medieval English, Irish, and Scandinavian Heroic Literature, focuses on the intersection of gender and affect in heroic texts such as Beowulf, Táin Bó Cúailnge, and the Poetic ng on so-called "negative" affects (Grief, Anger, Shame, and Fear), the book examines the ways that emotional experiences are. Constructions of Sexuality and Gender. General. WEB For this subject the People With A History: An Online Guide to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans* History; Legal Control of Sexuality. Justinian I: No [ CE] and Novel , [ C-a>. [At PWH] Includes texts of . Many consider a distinction between gender identity and sexual orientation to be very recent. The 19th century saw an erosion of the association between cross-dressing and sexual dissidence. If homoerotic desire is understood as “wanting to be the other sex” (as it is commonly portrayed in medieval literature) then there is no distinct.


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