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Title Developments in the histories of sexualities : in search of the normal, 1600-1800 / edited by Chris Mounsey.

Publication Info. Lewisberg [Pennsylvania] : Bucknell University Press, [2013]

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Description 1 online resource (xxv, 303 pages).
Series Transits: Literature, Thought & Culture
Transits (Bucknell University)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 271-291) and index.
Contents INTRODUCTION -- Ch01. THE HISTORY OF HOMOSEXUALITY RECONSIDERED -- Ch02. QUEER RENAISSANCE DRAMATURGY, SHAKESPEARE'S SHREW, AND THE DECONSTRUCTION OF MARRIAGE -- Ch03. 'UNUSUAL FIRES' -- Ch04. DE-SEXING THE LESBIAN -- Ch05. UNQUEERING SAPPHO AND EFFEMINIZING THE AUTHOR IN EARLY MODERN ITALY -- Ch06. 'A THING PERHAPS IMPOSSIBLE' -- Ch07. THE MOLLY AND THE FOP -- Ch08. PROTO-BUTCH OR TEMPORALLY-CHALLENGED TRANS? CONSIDERING FEMALE MASCULINITIES IN EIGHTEENTH CENTURY BRITAIN -- Ch09. THE SOUND OF MEN IN LOVE -- Ch10. "AN EXTRAORDINARY SUBJECT FOR DISSECTION" -- BIBLIOGRAPHY -- INDEX -- ABOUT THE EDITOR -- ABOUT THE CONTRIBUTORS.
Summary The book develops and brings up to date the arguments about the history of sexuality first visited in Queer People: Negotiations and Expressions of Sexuality, 1600-1800 (Bucknell University Press, 2007). It marks a cautious farewell to Foucauldian analysis and begins to lay the groundwork for future methodologies for understandi.
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Subject English literature -- 18th century -- History and criticism.
English literature -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism.
Homosexuality and literature -- Great Britain.
Gender identity in literature.
Homosexuality -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century.
Homosexuality -- Great Britain -- History -- 17th century.
English literature.
English literature -- Early modern.
Gender identity in literature.
Homosexuality.
Homosexuality and literature.
Great Britain.
LITERARY CRITICISM -- European -- English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh.
Chronological Term 1500-1799
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
History.
Added Author Mounsey, Chris, 1959- editor of compilation.
Other Form: Print version: Developments in the histories of sexualities Lewisberg [Pennsylvania] : Bucknell University Press, [2013] 9781611485004 (cloth : alk. paper) (DLC) 2012049964
ISBN 9781611485011 ebook
1611485010
9781611485004 cloth : alk. paper
9781611485011 electronic
1611485002
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