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Gender and difference in the Middle Ages / Sharon Farmer and Carol Braun Pasternack, editors.

  • Farmer, Sharon A.
[2003], ©2003
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Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, [2003], ©2003.

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xxvii, 354 pages ; 24 cm.


On the history of the early phallus / Daniel Boyarin -- Gender irregularity as entertainment: institutionalized transvestism at the Caliphal Court in medieval Baghdad / Everett K. Rowson -- Reconfiguring the prophet Daniel: gender, sanctity, and castration in Byzantium / Kathryn M. Ringrose -- Negotiating gender in Anglo-Saxon England / Carol Braun Pasternack -- Male friendship and the suspicion of sodomy in twelfth-century France / Mathew S. Kuefler -- Crucified by the virtues: monks, lay brothers, and women in the thirteenth-century Cistercian saints' lives / Martha G. Newman -- "Because the other is a poor woman she shall be called his wench": gender, sexuality, and social status in late medieval England / Ruth Mazo Karras -- Re-orienting desire: writing on gender trouble in fourteenth-century Egypt / Michael Uebel -- Manual labor, begging, and conflicting gender expectations in thirteenth-century Paris / Sharon Farmer -- Female homoerotic discourse and religion in medieval Germanic culture / Ulrike Wiethaus -- Nonviolent Christianity and the strangeness of female power in Geoffrey Chaucer's Man of law's tale / Elizabeth Robertson.

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