Handbook of Medieval Sexuality

Author note: Vern L. Bullough (Editor), James Brundage (Editor)
Publish yr note: First released March 1st 1996

Like experts in different fields in humanities and social sciences, medievalists have all started to enquire and write approximately intercourse and comparable issues comparable to courtship, concubinage, divorce, marriage, prostitution, and baby rearing. The scholarship during this major quantity asserts that sexual behavior shaped a very important position within the lives, strategies, hopes and fears either one of participants and of the associations that they created within the center ages.

The soaking up topic of sexuality within the heart a long time is tested in 19 unique articles written in particular for this "Handbook" via the foremost gurus of their scholarly specialties. The examine of medieval sexuality poses difficulties for the researcher: indices in usual assets hardly ever consult with sexual subject matters, and traditional secondary assets usually forget about the fabric or say little approximately it. but an unlimited quantity of analysis is obtainable, and the data is out there to the scholar who is familiar with the place to appear and what to appear for.

This quantity is a worthy advisor to the fabric and a trademark of what topics are inclined to yield clean scholarly rewards.

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43. See Pierre J. Payer, "The Humanism of the Penitentials and the Continuity of the Penitential Tradition," Mediaeval Studies 46 (1984), 340-54. 44. See Payer, "The Humanism of the Penitentials," 350-54. 45. 60 (Lyons, 1537) fols . 283rb-vb. My numbers are those of Hostiensis. 46. 11-12. See John Noonan, Contraception, 224-27; Pierre]. Payer, The Bridling of Desire. Views of Sex in the Later Middle Ages (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1993),76-79. 47. E. Boyle, "The Summa confesso rum of John of Freiburg and the Popularization of the Moral Teaching of St.

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