The Isle of Hermaphrodites: Disorienting the place of intersex in the Middle Ages

  title={The Isle of Hermaphrodites: Disorienting the place of intersex in the Middle Ages},
  author={M. W. Bychowski},
What is the place of intersex in medieval studies? How have non-binary bodies been oriented and reoriented as marginal by medieval literature and history? Might medieval intersex studies disorient such mappings of power? To provide inroads to these questions, this article puts medieval studies and intersex studies into conversation. Affirming the premise that non-binary scholarship offers necessary insights to the history of non-binary bodies, this critical analysis of the intersexual bodies on… 


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