Sodomy, Masculinity and Law in Medieval Literature: France and England, 1050-1230 (Cambridge Studies in Medieval Literature)

Sodomy, Masculinity and Law in Medieval Literature: France and England, 1050-1230 (Cambridge Studies in Medieval Literature)

William E. Burgwinkle


laying off new mild at the representations of masculinity and same-sex wish in medieval literature, William Burgwinkle bargains a historic survey of attitudes in the direction of same-sex love through the heart a long time. His reviews of a variety of texts demonstrate that medieval attitudes in the direction of sexual personal tastes have been a lot broader than frequently conceded. even supposing such a lot texts of the interval denounced sodomy, Burgwinkle finds how a few additionally counseled it, even though inadvertently.

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