Desiring History and Historicizing Desire

  title={Desiring History and Historicizing Desire},
  author={Ari Friedlander},
  journal={Journal for Early Modern Cultural Studies},
  pages={1 - 20}
  • Ari Friedlander
  • Published 2016
  • History
  • Journal for Early Modern Cultural Studies
This volume emerges out of a conference held at the Huntington Library in September 2014 that explored recent controversies in the study of sexuality in the early modern period, staging a conversation between historicist and queer critical methodologies. For a long time, Foucauldian historicism has predominated the study of early modern sexuality, producing works like Alan Bray’s pathbreaking Homosexuality in Renaissance England (1982), Bruce R. Smith’s Homosexual Desire in Shakespeare’s… Expand
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