Medieval Sexuality: A Casebook (Routledge Medieval Casebooks) by April Harper, Caroline Proctor
Publisher: Routledge 2007-10 | 230 Pages | ISBN: 0415978319 | PDF | 1.7 MB
Medieval Sexuality: A Casebook examines the history of medieval sexuality. The volume begins with an introductory essay by the volume editors, April Harper and Carolyn Proctor, and includes 11 original essays by Adelina Angusheva, Ross Balzaretti, Phillip Crispin, Dominic Janes, Hugh Kennedy, Kim Phillips, Sam Riches, Joyce E. Salisbury, David Santiuste, and Ruth Semple. The contributors utilize a variety of literary and philosophical texts, legal documents, and medical treatises to explore a broad range of topics, such as medieval penitentials, womenas health, sex as a remedy for alove-sickness,a? images of sexuality in medieval art, sex and political scandal, sex and travel, and homosexuality.