When one sees the name Edward II, one also sees his same-sex loves; this correlation between Edward and sexuality has become ingrained into our public recall of history. This text explores the discourses of sexuality that surround Edward II in Renaissance-era works by Marlowe, Drayton, Hubert, Cary, and Niccols, arguing that, as a result of this very public conversation, Edward II emerges as a unique construction of an identity based on same-sex desire
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|Size: ||3.2 MB|
|Publisher: ||Lexington Books|
|Date published: || 2016|
|ISBN: ||9781498534598 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|