Lesbians in Early Modern Spain

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In this first in-depth study of female homosexuality in the Spanish Empire for the period from 1500 to 1800, Velasco presents a multitude of riveting examples that reveal widespread contemporary interest in women's intimate relations with other women. Her sources include literary and historical texts featuring female homoeroticism, tracts on convent life, medical treatises, civil and Inquisitional cases, and dramas. She has also uncovered a number of revealing illustrations from the period. The women in these accounts, ...

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Lesbians in Early Modern Spain 2011, Vanderbilt University Press, Nashville, TN

ISBN-13: 9780826517500

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