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Medieval Romance and the Construction of Heterosexuality (The New Middle Ages)

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This book interrogates our ideas about heterosexuality through examination of medieval romance narratives. Familiar configurations of romantic fiction such as male desire overwhelming feminine reluctance and the aloof masculine hero undone by love derive from this period. This book tests current theories of language and desire through stylistic analysis, examining transit

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Hardcover, 216 pages
Published December 15th 2007 by Palgrave Macmillan
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