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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 12th 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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0226036138

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9780226036137

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The Language of Sex: Five Voices from Northern France Around 1200
1996, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

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The Language of Sex: Five Voices from Northern France Around 1200
1994, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226036137

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