By Karma Lochrie, Peggy McCracken, James A. Schultz
This assortment brings jointly essays from numerous disciplinary views to contemplate how the center a while outlined, regulated, and represented sexual practices and wishes. contemplating sexuality relating to gender, the physique, and identification, the essays discover medieval sexuality as a ancient building produced through and embedded within the cultures and associations of the interval. 17 pictures.
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331; Gerson, De praeparatione ad missam, in Oeuvres completes, 9:44. 63. Gerson, De cognitione castitatis, in Oeuvres completes, 9:62. 64. Gerson, De praeparatione ad missam, in Oeuvres completes, 9:43. 65. 8, SC, no. 54, 2:135. 66. 19, vol. 1 of Speculum quadruplex, col. 2307. For Gerson's appeals to medical expertise, see De praeparatione ad missam, in Oeuvres completes, 9:42, 43; De cognitione castitatis, 9:51. 67. 45, trans. : Johns Hopkins University Press, 1956; reprint, 1991), 168-69. According to Soranus, the lead plate should be placed under the loins, while Cassian recommended placement above.
14. See Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick's citation of Francis Broucek, in "Queer Performativity: Henry James's The Art of the Novel," GLQ 1, no. 1 (1993): 5. 15. 30, pp. 233-34; see Peter Brown, The Body and Society: Men, Women, and Sexual Renunciation in Early Christianity (New York: Columbia University Press, 1988), 404-8. 16. Slavoj Zizek, Looking Awry: An Introduction to Jacques Lacan through Popular Culture (Cambridge: MIT Press, 1991), p. 16. 17. On Augustine's progressive mistrust of dreams, see Le Goff, The Medieval Imagination, 216-18.
There are qualifications here, of course. 2 ad 1). 2 ad 2, ad 3). These explicit qualifications belong to the evidently dialectical structure of the question. Having said that luxuria is an excess of venereal pleasure, Thomas argues that a "venereal act" (actus venereus] is not always sinful, but that it often is — and, indeed, that excess in this kind of act is an important cause of other sins. 5 corp). Thomas's next question, the center of our target, proposes a division of luxuria into six kinds: simple fornication, adultery, incest, deflowering 25 Mark D.