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The sexual culture of the French Renaissance / Katherine Crawford.

  • Crawford, Katherine, 1966-
Date
2010
  • Books

About this work

Publication/Creation

Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2010.

Physical description

xvi, 295 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.

Contents

Sexual culture, France, Renaissance? -- The renaissance of sex : Orpheus, mythography, and making sexual meaning -- Heavens below : astrology, generation, and sexual (un)certainty -- Neoplatonism and the making of heterosexuality -- Cupid makes you stupid : "bad" poetry in the French Renaissance -- Politics, promiscuity, and potency : managing the king's sexual reputation -- Dirty thoughts.

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Languages

  • English


Where to find it

  • LocationStatus
    History of Medicine
    TP.36.AA5
    Open shelves

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Identifiers

ISBN

  • 9780521769891
  • 0521769892
  • 9780521749503
  • 0521749506