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Queer Love in the Middle Ages (The New Middle Ages)

by Anna Klosowka

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  • 13 Currently reading

Published by Palgrave Macmillan .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • European history: c 500 to c 1500,
  • Literary studies: classical, early & medieval,
  • History,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • French,
  • History: World,
  • Europe,
  • Gay & Lesbian,
  • Medieval,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / Medieval,
  • General,
  • History and criticism,
  • Homosexuality in literature,
  • Literature, Medieval

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11642701M
    ISBN 101403963428
    ISBN 109781403963420

    Tolkien, Self and Other: "This Queer Creature" (The New Middle Ages) by Jane Chance English | | ISBN: , , B01NAAQT6X | Pages | PDF | 2.   A new middle grade book gives us a queer romance set in the U.S. South in , long before gay-straight alliance clubs, marriage equality, or any kind of LGBTQ-inclusive books for children and youth. It will likely still resonate with young people today, however (and maybe some of .

    Queer Iberia: Sexualities, Cultures, and Crossings from the Middle Ages to the Renaissance. The extent to which courtly love was actually practiced by nobility in the Middle Ages is debated. What we know for sure is that the literature of the period depicts a chivalrous devotion to a.

    Read this book on Questia. The essays in this volume present new work that, in one way or another, "queers" stabilized conceptions of the Middle Ages, allowing us to see the period and its systems of sexuality in radically different, off-center, and revealing ways.   Queer Mysticism in the High Middle Ages: Pain, Love, Earth, and the Female Body in the Illustrations of Hildegard of Bingen’s Scivias Authors Becky Bushnell, .


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Queer Love in the Middle Ages (The New Middle Ages) by Anna Klosowka Download PDF EPUB FB2

Queer Love in the Middle Ages points out queer themes in the works of the French canon, including Perceval, the Romance of the Rose and the Roman d'Eneas. It brings out less known works that prominently feature same-sex themes: Yde and Olive, a romance with a cross-dressed heroine who marries a princess; and many by: About this book Queer Love in the Middle Ages points out queer themes in the works of the French canon, including Perceval, the Romance of the Rose and the Roman d'Eneas.

It brings out less known works that prominently feature same-sex themes: Yde and Olive, a romance with a cross-dressed heroine who marries a princess; and many others.

Introduction Queer Love in the Middle Ages points out queer themes in the works of the French canon, including Perceval, the Romance of the Rose and the Roman d'Eneas. It brings out less known works that prominently feature same-sex themes: Yde and Olive, a romance with a cross-dressed heroine who marries a princess; and many others.

Queer Love in the Middle Ages. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN With a title like "Queer Love in the Middle Ages" my hope is always for a broad, general discussion of the stated topic.

Summary: "Queer Love in the Middle Ages points out queer themes in the work of the French canon, including Perceval, the Romance of the Rose, and the Roman d'Eneas. It brings out less-known works that prominently feature same-sex themes, such as Yde and Olive, a romance with a cross-dressed heroine who marries a princess; and many others.

Kłosowska’sQueer Love in the Middle Agesfocuses on the ways in which medieval French literature repeatedly returns to same-sex preference as a perverse touchstone for the imaginative world it constructs for its readers (a world that, in Kłosowska’s view, corresponds to a reality not of existence.

Star Crossed by Barbara Dee This novel is the first middle grade book to feature a bisexual main character. The character is Mattie, an eighth-grader who is chosen to play Romeo in her school’s production of Romeo and Juliet only to find herself crushing on the girl playing Juliet, even though before that she’s only had crushes on boys.

Martyred saints, Moors, Jews, viragoes, hermaphrodites, sodomites, kings, queens, and cross-dressers comprise the fascinating mosaic of historical and imaginative figures unearthed in Queer Iberia.

The essays in this volume describe and analyze the sexual diversity that proliferated during the period between the tenth and the sixteenth centuries when political hegemony in the region Reviews: 2.

In Medieval Europe, attitudes toward homosexuality varied by era and region. Generally, by at least the twelfth century, homosexuality was considered sodomy and was punishable by death. Despite persecution, records of homosexual relationships during the Medieval period did exist.

This persecution reached its height during the Medieval Inquisitions, when the sects of Cathars and Waldensians were. While scholarship in lesbian/gay studies, queer studies, and studies of gender and sexuality has had an enormous impact on medieval studies, little attention has been paid thus far to women who chose to live according to same-sex affectivity and desire.

General treatments of homosexuality in the. Using queer theory to untangle all types of nonnormative sexual identities, Tison Pugh uses Chaucer’s work to expose the ongoing tension in the Middle Ages between an erotic culture that glorified love as an ennobling passion and an anti-erotic religious and philosophical tradition that denigrated love and (perhaps especially) its enactments.

General treatments of homosexuality in the Middle Ages have assumed that little can be said on the subject. The contribut While scholarship in lesbian/gay studies, queer studies, and studies of gender and sexuality has had an enormous impact on medieval studies, little attention has been paid thus far to women who chose to live according to 4/5(1).

Bringing far-removed time periods into startling conversation, this book argues that certain attitudes and practices present in Europe’s Middle Ages were foundational in the development of the western concept of race. Queer Mysticism in the High Middle Ages: Pain, Love, Earth, and the Female Body in the Illustrations of Hildegard of Bingen’s Scivias BACKGROUND Hildegard of Bingen was a Benedictine nun (and, later, magistrate) in the convent of Disibodenberg in Germany.

Hildegard experienced divine visions throughout her. Book Info. Queering the Middle Ages. Book Description: The essays in this volume present new work that, in one way or another, “queers” stabilized conceptions of the Middle Ages, allowing us to see the period and its systems of sexuality in radically different, off-center, and revealing ways.

In the Middle Ages, numerous accounts of Alexander’s life were produced, from France and Byzantium to Persia and India. In a version written by a Portuguese humanist for the Burgundian court, Alexander’s handsome eunuch-lover Bagoas is cast as a beautiful woman, called Bagoe, in order to “avoid a bad example,” as the author phrased it.

Medieval Studies/Gay and Lesbian Studies A look at medieval literature and society through a queer lens. The essays in this volume present new work that, in one way or another, “queers” stabilized conceptions of the Middle Ages, allowing us to see the period and its systems of sexuality in radically different, off-center, and revealing ways.

Queer theory offers the medieval reader the chance to perform corrective and ethical readings, founded on justice, reaching out to the past, incorporating it into the present, and most importantly, offering it as a gift to the future. Love stories between women are less commonly known but by no means inexistent.

The book explores the changing ways in which male-male sex and love have been perceived and experienced from the late Anglo-Saxon period to the present. Celebrated figures, such as Richard Lionheart, whose love for Philip Augustus of France was so well-documented, Oscar Wilde, subject of the most explosive scandal of the Victorian period, and Derek Jarman, the great artist and chronicler of Reviews: 1.

Using queer theory to untangle various nonnormative sexual identities in Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales and other works, Tison Pugh explores the ongoing tension in the Middle Ages between an erotic culture that glorified love as an ennobling passion and an anti-erotic religious and philosophical tradition that denigrated love and (perhaps especially) its enactments.

Martyred saints, Moors, Jews, viragoes, hermaphrodites, sodomites, kings, queens, and cross-dressers comprise the fascinating mosaic of historical and imaginative figures unearthed in Queer Iberia. The essays in this volume describe and analyze the sexual diversity that proliferated during the period between the tenth and the sixteenth centuries when political hegemony in the region passed 3/5(1).Using queer theory to untangle all types of nonnormative sexual identities, Tison Pugh uses Chaucer's work to expose the ongoing tension in the Middle Ages between an erotic culture that glorified love as an ennobling passion and an anti-erotic religious and philosophical tradition that denigrated love and (perhaps especially) its enactments.This book is divided into different chapters by different authors on different periods in British history.

At first I was quite disappointed as instead of a history of gay men in Britian it rapidly descended into a history of bum sex in Britain/5(3).