ACTA Volume #14

Homo Carnalis

Edited by Helen Rodnite Lemay

Subjects: History, Medieval Studies
Imprint: Distribution Partners
Paperback : 9781438438504, 184 pages, January 1987

Table of contents

1. Medical Explanations of Sexual Behavior in the Middle Ages
Danielle Jacquart, C. N. de la R. S., Paris
2. Sexology and the Medievalist
Vern Bullough, State University College at Buffalo
3. Rules and Regulation: Monasticism and Chastity
Aaron W. Godfrey, SUNY at Stony Brook
4. Exemplary Biblical Couples and the Sacrament of Marriage
Allison Coudert, Arizona State University
5. Clerics, Their Wives, and Their Concubines in the “Partidas” of Alfonso El Sabio
Reginetta Haboucha, Lehman College of the City University of New York
6. Chaucer’s “Marriage Group” Revisited: the Wife of Bath and Merchant in Debate
Joan G. Haahr, Yeshiva College
7. A Defense of the Senses in Lorenzo Valla’s Theory of Pleasure
Maristella Lorch, Barnard College and Columbia University
8. Sexuality in the Danish Medieval Wall-Painting
James Mills, Glen Head, New York
9. Medieval Western European Views of Sexuality Reflected in the Narratives of Travelers to the Orient
Scott D. Westerem, Lehman College of The City University
10. Science and Discipline: The Ethos of Sex Education in a Fourteenth-Century Classroom
Michael Johnson, State University College at Buffalo