Moderating Masculinity in Early Modern Culture

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UNC Press Books, 2006 - Literary Criticism - 283 pages
Moderating Masculinity in Early Modern Culture proposes a definition of gender based on a ternary model in which moderation and masculinity are inextricably linked. Like the Aristotelian virtue of moderation, which requires the presence of excess a
 

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Contents

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
9
CONSTRUCTING MODERATE MASCULINITY IN THE RENAISSANCE
11
AIMING FOR THE MEAN THE BINARY AND THE TERNARY IN ARISTOTLE
49
ENGENDERING A MODERATE CLASS IN RENAISSANCE PEDAGOGICAL DISCOURSE
77
THE IMMODERATE HUSBAND IN MARRIAGE DISCOURSE AND IN RABELAISS TIERS LIVRE
121
THE LINGUISTIC OTHER MASCULINITY AND THE DISRUPTION OF THE SIGN IN RABELAISS QUART LIVRE
151
UNE ARDEUR IMMODEREE HOMOSEXUALITY AND MODERATE MALE FRIENDSHIP IN MONTAIGNES DE LAMITIE
187
ARISTOTLE IN THE NEW WORLD GENDERED ANALOGY IN RENAISSANCE TRAVEL NARRATIVES
215
RULING THE HERMAPHRODITES MASCULINITY SOVEREIGNTY AND NATIONAL IDENTITY IN POLITICAL DISCOURSE
235
MODERATE MASCULINITY AFTER THE RENAISSANCE
266
INDEX
275
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Todd Reeser is assistant professor of French at the University of Pittsburgh.

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