Sodometries

Renaissance texts, modern sexualities by Jonathan Goldberg

Publisher: Fordham University Press in New York

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • English literature -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism,
  • Sodomy in literature,
  • Male homosexuality, in literature,
  • Sexual orientation in literature,
  • Sodomy -- Political aspects -- United States -- History,
  • Homosexuality -- Political aspects -- United States -- History,
  • Homophobia -- United States -- History

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementJonathan Goldberg
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR428.H66 G6 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23944984M
ISBN 109780823232215
LC Control Number2009047716
OCLC/WorldCa468855158

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Sodometries. Jonathan Goldberg is the Sir William Osler Professor of English Literature at The Johns Hopkins University. His previous books include Desiring Women Writing (), Sodometries (), Writing Matter (), and, as editor, Reclaiming Sodom () and Queering the Renaissance ().

The Book of Sodom (London: Verso, ) ISBN Christopher Marlowe, Edward II, ed. Martin Wiggins and Robert Lindsay, New Mermaids (London: Methuen, ) ISBN John Milton, Paradise Lost, ed. Scott Elledge, 2d ed. (New York: Norton, ) ISBN. Sodomy (/ ˈ s ɒ d əm i /) or buggery (British English) is generally anal or oral sex between people or sexual activity between a person and a non-human animal (), but it may also mean any non-procreative sexual activity.

Originally, the term sodomy, which is derived from the story of Sodom and Gomorrah in the Book of Genesis, was commonly restricted to anal sex.

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Transgressioon and surveillance in Measure for Measure. - 5. The patriarchal bard: feminist criticism and Shakespeare: King Lear and Measure for Measure.3/5(1). Sodometries: Renaissance Texts, Modern Sexualities. by Jonathan Goldberg. Stanford University Press, pp., $ (paper) In the US This book is a collection of historical and anthropological essays designed to show that “the dichotomy of sex and gender is probably culturally bound and scientifically misleading.”.

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