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Gender

Sylvia Parsons and David Townsend.

in The Oxford Handbook of Medieval Latin Literature

January 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Studies; Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); Gender and Sexuality. 11044 words.

The pervasively male authorship and audience of medieval Latin literary culture powerfully naturalizes an ideology that allows the relativity of the tradition's gendered constructions to...

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Plato

Overview page. Subjects: Politics — Philosophy — Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500) — Classical Studies.

ancient Greek philosopher; born ca.429 b.c., died 347.

He was, along with Aristotle, one of the pillars

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Sex and Sexuality

Larry Scanlon.

in The Oxford Handbook of Medieval Latin Literature

January 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Studies; Gender and Sexuality; Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 9259 words.

This article analyzes the ways that Latin texts not only reflect but also fundamentally inflect the production of a central aspect of the interior self, namely, sexuality. Two tenacious...

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