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Giffney, Noreen

The Lesbian Premodern

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: The Lesbian Premodern
Noreen Giffney, Michelle M. Sauer, Diane Watt

Part I. Theories and Historiographies

2. The Present Future of Lesbian Historiography
Valerie Traub

3. A “Wrangling Parliament”: Terminology and Audience in Medieval European Literary Studies and Lesbian Studies
Anne Laskaya

4. Lesbian History and Erotic Reading
Lara Farina

5. The Queer Time of the Lesbian Premodern
Carla Freccero

6. “Virgins” and “Not-Women”: Dissident Gender Positions
Theodora A. Jankowski

Part II. Readings and Histories

7. Virgin Desires: Reading a Homoerotics of Female Monastic Community
Lisa M. C. Weston

8. Medieval Barbie Dolls: Femme Figures in Ascetic Collections
Anna Kłosowska

9. Naming Love: The God Kama, The Goddess Ganga, and the Child of Two Women
Ruth Vanita

10. Remembering Elizabeth Etchingham and Agnes Oxenbridge
Judith M. Bennett

11. Toward a Philology of the Premodern Lesbian
Helmut Puff

Part III. Encounters With the Lesbian Premodern

12. Lesbian Time
Heike Bauer

13. A Usable Past?
Lillian Faderman

14. Sacramentality and the Lesbian Premodern
Elizabeth Freeman

15. Necessity is the Invention of Lesbians
Linda Garber

16. Lesbian Ghosts
Martha Vicinus

17. Afterword: The Lesbian Premodern Meets the Lesbian Postmodern
Robyn Wiegman

Keywords: Social Sciences, Gender Studies, Medieval Literature, Cultural History, Social History, History of Medieval Europe, World History, Global and Transnational History

Editor
 
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2011
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
The New Middle Ages
Page amount
256 pages
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230117198
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-38018-3

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