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Setting Plato straight : translating ancient sexuality in the Renaissance / Todd W. Reeser.

Author/Creator:
Reeser, Todd W., 1967- author.
Publication:
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2016.
Format/Description:
Book
xi, 390 pages ; 24 cm
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Subjects:
Plato -- Translations -- History and criticism.
Plato -- Themes, motives.
Homosexuality in literature.
Eroticism in literature.
Greek literature -- Europe -- Translations -- History and criticism.
Translating and interpreting -- Europe -- History.
Contents:
Solving the problem with Plato
The antitheses of same-sex sexuality in Bruni
Ficino and the theory of purging same-sex sexuality
Ficino and the practice of purging same-sex sexuality
Importing Ficino: gender balance in Champier
Seducing Socrates: the Silenus in Erasmus and Rabelais
The gates of Germania: space, place, and sexuality in Cornarius
Fractured men: feminism and neoplatonism in mid-sixteenth-century France
Orientations: female-female and male-male eros in dialogue
Reading sexuality skeptically in Montaigne
Conclusion: bending Plato.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780226307008
022630700X
9780226307145
OCLC:
907196250