The New Middle Ages

Claustrophilia

The Erotics of Enclosure in Medieval Literature

Authors: Howie, C.

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Through extended readings of English, French, and Italian writers of the Thirteenth and Fourteenth centuries, Claustrophilia shows that medieval enclosures actually make room for desires and communities that a poetics of pure openness would exclude.

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CARY HOWIE is Assistant Professor in the Department of Romance Studies at Cornell University, USA.

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'...this is an engaging, provocative work, in which some dazzling and eclectic readings come together in a riot of queer bodies, spaces and associations, exploring the medieval canon from a fascinating angle and inviting academics to reflect on their own place and attachments.' - Miranda Griffin, French Studies

' ...radient, entrancing... a scholary review.' Chicago Journals


Table of contents (7 chapters)

Table of contents (7 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Claustrophilia
Book Subtitle
The Erotics of Enclosure in Medieval Literature
Authors
Series Title
The New Middle Ages
Copyright
2007
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan US
Copyright Holder
Cary Howie
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-60414-8
DOI
10.1057/9780230604148
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-4039-7197-5
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-53332-9
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 196
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