unmentionable vice

homosexuality in the Middle Ages
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Homosexuality, male -- Europe -- History., Sodomy -- Europe -- History., Homosexuality and Christianity -- His
StatementMichael Goodich.
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Paginationxvii, 164 p. ;
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For a factual book, 'Unmentionable' is strangely riveting and hard to put down. Here is a real author, not just someone writing words to convey meaning.

Laugh-out-loud funny in many places, this book doesn't shy away from serious subjects (and I'm not talking about sex and showering and all the other fascinating nitty-gritty of Victorian female life which Oneill covers in loving detail)/5(). In her new book "Unmentionable: The Victorian Lady's Guide to Sex, Marriage, and Manners," Therese Oneill details all the ways it sucked to be Author: Broadly Staff.

Rykener’s crime is described in the text as “vitium nephandum” (unmentionable vice) which traditionally alludes to sodomy.

Yet there are regular references back to “the aforementioned vice”, highlighting it as unspeakable and yet referenced by previous utterance. The unmentionable vice: Homosexuality in the later medieval period Michael Goodich Snippet view - The Unmentionable Vice: Homosexuality in Later Medieval Period.

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This scholarly work should be read by every person who wants to understand the underlying historical and philosophical bases for the political repression of homosexuals today.

A miracle of a book and one of my favorite reads ever, Unmentionable will be my go-to gift this year. All hail Therese Oneill for uncovering all of that dirty, dirty laundry."— Laurie Notaro, #1 New York Times bestselling author of It Looked Different on the Model and Housebroken/5(7).

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The unmentionable vice by Michael Goodich; 4 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Christianity, History, History of doctrines, Homosexuality, Homosexuality. His book, The Unmentionable Vice, elaborated that sketch into a full-scale study of homosexuality in Europe from the 11th to the early 14th century.

Goodich posits it is during this period the Catholic Church consolidated its moral condemnation of homosexual activity. Unmentionable: The Victorian Lady's Guide to Sex, Marriage, Vice/Broadly "Oneill writes from the perspective of an all-knowing, slightly cheeky Victorian woman giving guidance to the contemporary woman.

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Editorial Reviews. 03/04/ Oneill (Unmentionable: The Victorian Lady’s Guide to Sex, Marriage and Manners) keeps her tongue firmly in cheek for this dark-humored, enlightening look at Victorian-era prescriptions for upper-class childbirth and child a Socratic dialogue between the brisk yet cheerful narrator and an intelligent modern woman, Oneill lays out common expert Brand: Little, Brown and Company.

Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Goodich, Michael, Unmentionable vice. [New York]: Dorset Press, © (OCoLC)   During the Middle Ages in Europe, some sexual and gendered behaviors were labeled “sodomitical” or evoked the use of ambiguous phrases such as the “unmentionable vice” or the “sin against nature.” How, though, did these categories enter the field of vision.

How do you know a sodomite when you see one. In Seeing Sodomy in the Middle Ages, Robert Mills explores the relationship. Unmentionable: The Victorian Lady's Guide to Sex, Marriage, and Manners (Hardcover) By Therese Oneill. $ Add to Wish List. Hard to Find - Contact Store for Availability.

Staff Reviews. I laughed slash sobbed reading this book. It's a hilariously written reflection on the life of average upper class white ladies which wasn't as bad as. Free Online Library: Unmentionable vice goes mainstream: homosexuality's rapid rise from unmentionable vice to celebrated minority status is part of a campaign to subvert Judeo-Christian culture.

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Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Goodich, Michael, Unmentionable vice. Santa Barbara, Calif.: ABC-Clio, © E-book $ to $ About E-books ISBN: Published February During the Middle Ages in Europe, some sexual and gendered behaviors were labeled “sodomitical” or evoked the use of ambiguous phrases such as the “unmentionable vice” or the “sin against nature.”.

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Praise for Unmentionable. “A down-and-dirty perusal of the realities of hygiene and womanhood in the Victorian era. The truth behind slimming corsets, virtuous nuptials, and strict morals is sometimes shocking, occasionally alarming, but always funny with Oneill’s wry commentary.” –Kate DiGirolomo, Library Journal, selected as one of Library Journal Editor's Pick for Fall “If.

During the Middle Ages in Europe, some sexual and gendered behaviors were labeled “sodomitical” or evoked using ambiguous phrases such as the “unmentionable vice” or the “sin against nature.” How, though, did these categories enter the field of vision.

How do you know a sodomite when you see one.

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Unmentionable Vice(s) Finding evidence of a variety of sexual behaviors in medieval and Renaissance art is difficult for the simple reason that sex was rarely depicted. Yet, sometimes these omissions can themselves be evidence. Unmentionables brings in a diversity of romances during the outbreak of the civil war.

We have the son and daughter of well off plantation owners, and two male slaves that fall for each other. The book starts off very vivid, and I enjoyed getting to know the characters/5.