By Josiah Blackmore,Gregory S. Hutcheson
To convey how sexual otherness is most obvious at issues of cultural clash, the participants use quite a few methodologies and views and examine resource fabrics that originated in Castilian, Latin, Arabic, Catalan, and Galician-Portuguese. overlaying issues from the martydom of Pelagius to the exploits of the transgendered Catalina de Erauso, this quantity is the 1st to supply a entire ancient exam of the kinfolk between race, gender, sexuality, nation-building, colonialism, and imperial growth in medieval and early glossy Iberia. a few essays examine archival proof of sexual otherness or overview using “deviance” as a marker for cultural and racial distinction, whereas others discover either female and male homoeroticism as literary-aesthetic discourse or try to open up canonical texts to replacement readings.
Positing a queerness intrinsic to Iberia’s ancient strategy and cultural id, Queer Iberia will problem the sphere of Iberian reviews whereas beautiful to students of medieval, cultural, Hispanic, gender, and homosexual and lesbian studies.
Contributors. Josiah Blackmore, Linde M. Brocato, Catherine Brown, Israel Burshatin, Daniel Eisenberg, E. Michael Gerli, Roberto J. González-Casanovas, Gregory S. Hutcheson, Mark D. Jordan, Sara Lipton, Benjamin Liu, Mary Elizabeth Perry, Michael Solomon, Louise O. Vasvári, Barbara Weissberger
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