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Título Hermaphrodites in Renaissance Europe / Kathleen P. LongLibros / Impreso - Libros
Autor(es) Long, Kathleen P. (Autor)
Publicación Aldershot ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, 2016
Descripción Física x, 268 páginas : ilustraciones ; 23 cm
Idioma Inglés;
Series Women and gender in the early modern world
ISBN 0754656098
Clasificación(es) 305.30940903
Departamento de Artes y Humanidades
HUMANIDADES Y CIENCIAS SOCIALES
Materia(s) Hermafroditismo; Alquimia; Identidad de género; Historia - Siglo XX; Literatura - Historia - Europa;
Nota(s) Incluye referencias bibliográficas e índice.
CONTENIDO: Sexual dissonance : early modern scientific accounts of hermaphrodism.The cultural and medical construction of gender : Caspar Bauchin. Jacques Duval on hermaphrodites : culture wars in the medical profession. Hermetic hermaphrodites. Gender and power in the alchemical works of Clovis Hesteau de Nuysement. Lyric hermaphrodites. The royal hermaphrodite : Henry III of France. Hermaphrodites newly discovered : the cultural monsters of early modern France.
Resumen Kathleen Long explores the use of the hermaphrodite in early modern culture wars, both to question traditional theorizations of gender roles and to reaffirm those views. These cultural conflicts were fueled by the discovery of a new world, by the Reformation and the backlash against it, by nascent republicanism directed against dissolute kings, and by the rise of empirical science and its subsequent confrontation with the traditional university system. For the Renaissance imagination, the hermaphrodite came to symbolize these profound and intense changes that swept across Europe, literally embodying these conflicts.
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