Same-Sex Desire in the English Renaissance
A Sourcebook of Texts, 1470-1650
By (author) Kenneth Borris
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Same-Sex Desire in the English Renaissance by Kenneth Borris
Book DescriptionThe readings gathered here include many rare texts that have not been reprinted for centuries, excerpted from biblical commentary, legal writings, medical and scientific writings, popular encyclopedias, and literature, as well as continental vernacular and Latin sources never before available in English translation. The selections are assembled in ten chapters addressing particular discursive fields - Theology, Law, Medicine, Astrology, Physiognomics, Encyclopedias and Reference Works, Prodigious Monstrosities, Love and Friendship, the Sapphic Renaissance, and Erotica. Each chapter includes a substantial introduction summarizing its topic and its relation to early modern homoeroticism. The volume also poignantly addresses key issues in Renaissance thinking about sexual identity, and newly clarifies central problems and debates in the historiography of same-sex love.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780815336266
(229mm x 152mm x 32mm)
Imprint: Garland Publishing Inc
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Publish Date: 20-Nov-2003
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Kenneth Borris
Allegory and Epic in English Renaissance Literature, Paperback (January 2009)» View all books by Kenneth Borris
Challenging conventional readings of literary allegorism, this book, first published in 2000, reassesses Renaissance relations between allegory and heroic poetry.
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Author Biography - Kenneth Borris
Kenneth Borris is Professor of English at McGill University. He is author of Spenser's Poetics of Prophecy and Allegory and Epic in English Renaissance Literature: Heroic Form in Sidney, Spenser, and Milton. He is coeditor of The Affectionate Shepherd: Celebrating Richard Barnfield. He is a recipient of the MacCaffrey Award and a Canada Research Fellowship.
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