The Lesbian Premodern

  • Editors
  • Noreen Giffney
  • Michelle M. Sauer
  • Diane Watt

Part of the The New Middle Ages book series (TNMA)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xx
  2. Introduction: The Lesbian Premodern

    1. Noreen Giffney, Michelle M. Sauer, Diane Watt
      Pages 1-17
  3. Theories and Historiographies

  4. Readings and Histories

  5. Encounters With the Lesbian Premodern

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 159-159
    2. Heike Bauer
      Pages 161-169
    3. Lillian Faderman
      Pages 171-178
    4. Elizabeth Freeman
      Pages 179-186
    5. Linda Garber
      Pages 187-192
    6. Martha Vicinus
      Pages 193-201
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 213-236

About this book


Key scholars in the field of lesbian and sexuality studies take part in an innovative conversation that offers a radical new methodology for writing lesbian history and geography, drawing new conclusions on the important and often overlooked work being done on female same-sex desire and identity in relation to premodern cultures.


Europe gender historiography history premodern women

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