What does the case of Catherine/Giovanni Vizzani reveal about gender identity and sexual desire in the Eighteenth Century?
Tag: sexuality and literature
Edward’s medieval and early modern afterlife was significantly shaped by the influence of literary texts and techniques.
Early modern wonder books included stories of people who changed sex as a surprising natural phenomenon.
A surprisingly prevalent theme in late English medieval literature and culture: the celebration of the Virgin Mary’s sexuality.
How venereal disease was represented in eighteenth-century British literature and art.
In the mid-1970s, South African parliamentarians legalized sex reassignment surgery based on understandings of transsexualism from Jan Morris’s Conundrum.