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Bodies, Sex and Desire from the Renaissance to the Present

  • Kate Fisher
  • Sarah Toulalan
Book

Part of the Genders and Sexualities in History book series (GSX)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Introduction

    1. Sarah Toulalan
      Pages 1-24
  3. Bodies and Difference

  4. Bodies, Sex and Desire

  5. Back Matter
    Pages 236-275

About this book

Introduction

An examination of how bodies and sexualities have been constructed, categorised, represented, diagnosed, experienced and subverted from the fifteenth to the early twenty-first century. It draws attention to continuities in thinking about bodies and sex: concept may have changed, but hey nevertheless draw on older ideas and language.

Keywords

Britain children diagnosis England Europe France Renaissance Spain

Editors and affiliations

  • Kate Fisher
    • 1
  • Sarah Toulalan
    • 1
  1. 1.University of ExeterUK

About the editors

FERNANDA ALFIERI Researcher, the Bruno Kessler Foundation, Centre for Italo-Germanic Studies, Trento, Italy PETER CRYLE Professor of French and Director of the Centre for the History of European Discourses, the University of Queensland, Australia LISA DOWNING Professor of French Discourses of Sexuality and Director of the Centre for the Interdisciplinary Study of Sexuality and Gender in Europe (CISSGE), the University of Exeter, UK KATE FISHER Senior Lecturer in History, the University of Exeter, UK FRANCISCO VÁZQUEZ GARCÍA Professor of Philosophy, the University of Cadiz, Spain MARGARETTA JOLLY Director, the Centre for Life History and Life Writing Research, the University of Sussex, UK JENNIFER JORDAN Postdoctoral Research Fellow, the Department of History, University of Plymouth, UK ALISON MOORE Postdoctoral Researcher, the University of Queensland, Australia ALISON ORAM Professor in Social and Cultural History, Leeds Metropolitan University, UK ELIZABETH STEPHENS ARC Research Fellow and Deputy Director of the Centre for the History of European Discourses, the University of Queensland, Australia SARAH TOULALAN Senior Lecturer in Medical History, the University of Exeter, UK ANDREW WELLS Teaching Fellow in the History of Ideas, the University of Edinburgh, UK

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