A Cultural History of Sexuality in the Middle Ages

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Historians of sexuality have often assumed that medieval people were less interested in sex than we are. But people in the Middle Ages wrote a great deal about sex: in confessors' manuals, in virginity treatises, and in literary texts. This volume looks afresh at the cultural meanings that sex had throughout the period, presenting new evidence and offering new interpretations of known material. Acknowledging that many of the categories that we use today to talk about sexuality are inadequate for understanding sex in ...

A Cultural History of Sexuality in the Middle Ages 2014, Bloomsbury Academic, London

ISBN-13: 9781472554772

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A Cultural History of Sexuality in the Middle Ages 2012, Bloomsbury Academic

ISBN-13: 9781847888013

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