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Allegory And Sexual Ethics in the High Middle Ages (Hardcover)

Author: Guynn, Noah D.

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Guynn offers an innovative new approach to the ethical, cultural, and ideological analysis of medieval allegory. Working between poststructuralism and historical materialism, he considers both the playfulness of allegory (its openness to multiple interpretations and perspectives) and its disciplinary force (the use of rhetoric to naturalize hegemonies and suppress difference and dissent). Ultimately, he argues that both tendencies can be linked to the consolidation of power within ruling class institutions and the persecution of demonized others, notably women and sexual minorities. The book examines a number of centrally canonical works, including the verse romance "Eneas," Alan of Lille''s "De planctu Naturae," "The Romance of the Rose," and the "Querelle de la Rose."


Publisher Palgrave MacMillan
Mfg Part# 9781403971470
SKU 204481803
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 1403971471
Release Date 1/7/2013
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Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 0218
Publisher Palgrave MacMillan
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