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Homosexuality in early modern France

a documentary collection

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Homosexuality -- France -- History -- 16th century -- Sources,
  • Homosexuality -- France -- History -- 17th century -- Sources,
  • Homosexuality -- France -- History -- 18th century -- Sources

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 229-250) and index.

    Statementedited by Jeffrey Merrick, Bryant T. Ragan, Jr.
    GenreSources.
    ContributionsMerrick, Jeffrey., Ragan, Bryant T., 1960-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ76.3.F8 H645 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 256 p. ;
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18305824M
    ISBN 100195102576
    LC Control Number99087275

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A historical dictionary of early modern France published in has entries for ‘Love’ (courtship and marriage), ‘Sexuality’ (premarital and extra-conjugal sex, masturbation and rape), and ‘Sexual Deviancies’ (prostitution and homosexuality). 1 This classification of homosexuality as deviant in a work of scholarship testifies to the negative attitude toward non Cited by: 2.

Homosexuality in Early Modern France examines how the themes of same-sex relations were used in discussions of religious, political, and social issues, and it provides an excellent vantage point from which to begin discussions of the representation and experiences of men and women involved in same-sex relations in early modern France.

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The Western scientifi c antecedents of homosexuality date from antiquity, and yet much of that sexual archaeology remains unknown. The early modern period has particular interest for. Christian leaders have written about homosexual male–male sexual activities since the first decades of Christianity; female–female sexual behaviour was almost entirely ignored.

Throughout the majority of Christian history most theologians and Christian denominations have viewed homosexual behavior as immoral or sinful. However, in the 20th century some prominent theologians and Christian. This work is a volume of translated documents about male and female homosexuality in France from the Renaissance to the Revolution.

The authors use a variety of materials and present everything from the arrest records of men accused of sodomy to the writings of Voltaire, Montesquieu, and Diderot.

Homosexuality in Modern France should probably be regarded as the book in which gay and lesbian studies in modern French history "come of age" and confidently display their range, The volume will be immensely useful not only for students of early modern France who do not know enough French to read the sources, but also for scholars who do Price: $ by Luke Wayne 9/19/ The early churches were greatly concerned about sexual morality and maintaining purity in their midst.

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Islamic law explicitly denounces homosexuality and the practice of homosexuality is a crime in many Islamic countries, including Iran and Saudi Arabia. Although the Presbyterian Church’s governing body has not explicitly addressed the issue of gay marriage, the church issued a ruling in prohibiting the ordination of homosexuals.

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Based on archival research and textual analysis, the chapters examine the development of homosexual subcultures and illustrate the ways in which philosophers, pamphleteers.Homosexuality in Early Modern France: A Documentary Collection By Jeffrey Merrick; Bryant T. Ragan Jr. Oxford University Press, PS PRIMARY SOURCE A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic.

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