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男でも女でもない性のかたち:古代からルネサンスまでの雌雄同体史

The Shape of Sex : Nonbinary Gender from Genesis to the Renaissance

Devun, Leah

Columbia Univ Pr 2021/05
288 p. 44 illus. 23 cm   
装丁: Pap   
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テキストの言語: ENG    出版国: US
ISBN: 9780231195515
装丁違いISBN: 0231195508
KCN: 1035918343
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This is a pathbreaking history of "hermaphrodites" - as individuals who allgedly combined or crossed sex or gender binaries were called - from 200-1400 CE. Ranging widely across premodern European thought and culture, Leah DeVun reveals how and why efforts to define the "human" so often hinged on ideas about hermaphrodites.

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The Shape of Sex is a pathbreaking history of nonbinary sex, focusing on ideas and individuals who allegedly combined or crossed sex or gender categories from 200-1400 C.E. Ranging widely across premodern European thought and culture, Leah DeVun reveals how and why efforts to define "the human" so often hinged on ideas about nonbinary sex.
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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments List of Illustrations Introduction: Stories and Selves 1. The Perfect Sexes of Paradise 2. The Monstrous Races: Mapping the Borders of Sex 3. The Hyena's Unclean Sex: Beasts, Bestiaries, and Jewish Communities 4. Sex and Order in Natural Philosophy and Law 5. The Correction of Nature: Sex and the Science of Surgery 6. The Jesus Hermaphrodite: Alchemy in the Late Middle Ages and Early Renaissance Conclusion: Tension and Tenses Notes Bibliography Index