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Homosexuality in Renaissance England

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Published by Columbia University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England,
  • England.
    • Subjects:
    • Homosexuality, Male -- England -- History,
    • Homosexuality, Male -- Social aspects -- England,
    • Renaissance -- England

    • Edition Notes

      StatementAlan Bray.
      SeriesBetween men--between women
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ76.2.G7 B69 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination164 p. :
      Number of Pages164
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL795591M
      ISBN 100231102887, 0231102895
      LC Control Number95031441


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The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. In the most comprehensive study yet of homosexuality in the English Renaissance, Bruce R.

Smith examines and rejects the assessments of homosexual acts in moral philosophy, laws, and medical books in favor of a poetics of homosexual desire. Smith isolates six different "myths" from classical literature and discusses each in relation to a particular Renaissance literary genre and to a.

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Alan Bray, who wrote the universal referral on the topic of male homosexuality during the s, Homosexuality in Renaissance England, states that “[T]he term ‘homosexual’ did not exist in ,’ in fact, ‘[I]t was not until the s that the term ‘homosexual’ first began to be used in English, and none of its predecessors now.

However, given the tongue-in-cheek nature of the writing, it seems unclear whether it is meant to be satire or genuine under the pretense of a joke. In the hey-day of the Renaissance in England, Christopher Marlowe wrote about homosexuality in his plays and poems.

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By Rocke's reckoning homosexuality really was pervasive in Florence. In the small city of just 40, people, he estimates that 17, men were incriminated on charges of "sodomy" during the 70 year existence of the Office of the Night.

That amounts, he points out, to nearly half the male population of the city during two generations. culture. Since historian Alan Bray wrote his seminal book Homosexuality in Renaissance England inthe path taken by such scholarship has duplicated in miniature the path taken by feminist literary criticism.

If, as Sandra Gilbert and Susan Gubar have suggested, feminist criticism began with "gynocriticism," which focuses on women authors and. “That men of this kind despise women, though a not uncommon belief, is one which hardly appears to be justified.

Indeed, though naturally not inclined to 'fall in love' in this direction, such men are by their nature drawn rather near to women, and it would seem that they often feel a singular appreciation and understanding of the emotional needs and destinies of the other sex, leading in. Homosexuality in Renaissance England Perspectives on the Renaissance Medal: Portrait Medals of.

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According to Alan Bray’s book, Homosexuality in Renaissance England, “the modern image of ‘the homosexual’ cannot be applied to the early modern period, when homosexual behavior was viewed in terms of the sexual act and not an individual's broader identity.” (Columbia University Press).

The Merchant of Venice is shows the dynamics. Homosexuality in Renaissance and Enlightenment England provides numerous insights into important works of literature and into significant theoretical issues implicit in the process of discerning and defining homosexuality in texts of earlier ages.

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Homosexuality in Elizabethan England. Research. Perhaps under the influence of Greek literature, homosexuality in this period was conflated with pederasty. In both the poetry of the time and the legal cases that have come to light, the relationship under scrutiny was nearly always that of an adult male and an adolescent boy.

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