Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 9715
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Roth , Norman.
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  • Title: Fawn of My Delights: Boy-Love in Hebrew and Arabic Verse [The author argues that, in the medieval period, it was “normal” in both Muslim and Jewish literature for men to express homoerotic desire for adolescent boys. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Sex in the Middle Ages: A Book of Essays.  Edited by Joyce E. Salisbury.  Garland Publishing, 1991.  Pages 157 - 172.
  • Description:
  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Arabic Literature Boys in Literature Hebrew Literature Homoeroticism in Literature Literature - Verse Sexuality in Literature
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  • Geographic Area: General
  • Century: General
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of Wisconsin-Madison
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  • Year of Publication: 1991.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: Not Available