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Sexuality and its Queer Discontents in Middle English Literature

  • Authors
  • Tison Pugh

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

About this book

Introduction

This book exposes the ways in which ostensibly normative sexualities depend upon queerness to shore up their claims of privilege. Through readings of such classic texts as The Canterbury Tales and Eger and Grime , Tison Pugh explains how sexual normativity can often be claimed only after queerness has been rejected.

Keywords

Chaucer comic death English English literature Geoffrey Chaucer humour literature Medieval Literature medievalism Middle Ages triangle

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