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The Language of Sex: Five Voices from Northern France Around 1200

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This study brings together widely divergent discourses to fashion a comprehensive picture of sexual language and attitudes at a particular time and place in the medieval world. John Baldwin introduces five representative voices from the turn of the twelfth century in northern France: Pierre the Chanter speaks for the theological doctrine of Augustine; the Prose Salernitan Questions , for the medical theories of Galen; Andre the Chaplain, for the Ovidian literature of the schools; Jean Renart, for the contemporary romances ...

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    • Title: The Language of Sex: Five Voices From Northern France Around 1200 by John W. Baldwin
    • Publisher: University of Chicago Press
    • Print ISBN: 9780226036144, 0226036146
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    • Edition: 1996 1st edition
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