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Representing medieval genders and sexualities in Europe : construction, transformation, and subversion, 600-1530

Author: Elizabeth L'Estrange; Alison More
Publisher: Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2011.
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Engaging with current academic debates over the complexities and pluralities of gender identity in the Middle Ages, this volume is one of the first collections to show how the themes of gender construction, subversion and transformation are applicable to a wide range of fields. The methodologies used in this volume are relevant both to specialists of the Middle Ages and early modern periods, and to scholars working  Read more...
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Representing medieval genders and sexualities in Europe.
Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2011
(DLC) 2011001429
(OCoLC)700205573
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth L'Estrange; Alison More
ISBN: 9781409409878 1409409872 9781409409885 1409409880
OCLC Number: 759870434
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 202 pages)
Contents: Cover; Contents; List of Illustrations; List of Abbreviations; Preface and Acknowledgements; 1 Representing Medieval Genders and Sexualities in Europe; 2 'What, after all, is a male virgin?'; 3 Convergence, Conversion, and Transformation; 4 Constructing Political Rule, Transforming Gender Scripts; 6 Representing Gender Identity; 7 Constructing Female Sanctity in Late Medieval Naples; 8 Topsy-Turvy Gender Relations in Fifteenth-Century Italian Households; 9 Fashioning Female Humanist Scholarship; 10 Mightier than the Sword; Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: edited by Elizabeth L'Estrange, Alison More.

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Engaging with current academic debates over the complexities and pluralities of gender identity in the Middle Ages, this volume is one of the first collections to show how the themes of gender  Read more...
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'a wide-ranging collection that shows the maturity of the field of medieval gender studies.'

 
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