HISTART 415 - Studies in Gender and the Arts
Section: 001 Imagining Female -Female Eroticism in Early Modern Europe
Term: FA 2007
Subject: History of Art (HISTART)
Department: LSA History of Art
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Advisory Prerequisites:
Upperclass standing, and one course in Women's Studies or History of Art.
May be repeated for a maximum of 9 credit(s).
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We examine the varieties of representations of women who desired other women in Western Europe from the 15th-17th centuries. Focusing on England and Italy, with forays into France, Germany, Spain and Holland, we will read early modern texts (poems, drama, opera, mythology, paintings, domestic artifacts, pornography, and medical writing), as well as contemporary theorizing about lesbianism. Charting continuities and discontinuities between early modern conceptions and contemporary ones, we investigate the extent to which a coherent history of lesbianism exists. IV. 3.

HISTART 415 - Studies in Gender and the Arts
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001 (SEM)
W 1:00PM - 4:00PM
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