Sexuality in the Middle Ages and the Early Modern Age : New Approaches to a Fundamental Cultural-Historical and Literary-Anthropological Theme by Albrecht Classen | 9783110205749 | Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Sexuality in the Middle Ages and the Early Modern Age : New Approaches to a Fundamental Cultural-Historical and Literary-Anthropological Theme

Sexuality in the Middle Ages and the Early Modern Age : New Approaches to a Fundamental Cultural-Historical and Literary-Anthropological Theme

by Albrecht Classen
     
 

ISBN-10: 3110205742

ISBN-13: 9783110205749

Pub. Date: 08/30/2008

Publisher: De Gruyter

The studies in this volume explore the phenomenon of sexuality in a variety of medieval and early-modern literatures, including Old English texts, Middle-High German narratives, medieval Spanish and early-modern French literature, and also eighteenth-century English novels. Art historians, historians, and social historians contribute as much as researchers of the

Overview

The studies in this volume explore the phenomenon of sexuality in a variety of medieval and early-modern literatures, including Old English texts, Middle-High German narratives, medieval Spanish and early-modern French literature, and also eighteenth-century English novels. Art historians, historians, and social historians contribute as much as researchers of the history of mentality and religion. The problem with sexuality within the medieval Church finds extensive consideration, and so the fundamental debate among modern sociologists and anthropoligists regarding the evaluation of sexuality, shame, and ethical norms as indicators of the process of civilization (or its myth).

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783110205749
Publisher:
De Gruyter
Publication date:
08/30/2008
Series:
Fundamentals of Medieval and Early Modern Culture Series, #3
Pages:
903
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.20(h) x 2.00(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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