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Book review: Byzantine intersectionality: sexuality, gender and race in the middle ages by Roland Betancourt

Allen, Meaghan (2021) Book review: Byzantine intersectionality: sexuality, gender and race in the middle ages by Roland Betancourt. LSE Review of Books (18 Feb 2021). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

In Byzantine Intersectionality: Sexuality, Gender and Race in the Middle Ages, Roland Betancourt offers a new study that challenges the way that scholars have historically viewed Byzantine society and culture, using the methodology of intersectionality to uncover marginalised identities and recover medieval conversations around sexual and reproductive consent, sexual shaming and bullying, sexual attraction and desire, trans and nonbinary gender identities and the depiction of racialised minorities. This is an exciting and radical new project with an ethical dimension and urgency, writes Meaghan Allen, that seeks to illuminate forgotten figures and lived experiences that ripple through into our present moment. Byzantine Intersectionality: Sexuality, Gender and Race in the Middle Ages. Roland Betancourt. Princeton University Press. 2020.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/lsereviewofbooks/
Additional Information: © 2021 The Author
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General)
D History General and Old World > D History (General) > D111 Medieval History
H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
Date Deposited: 16 Apr 2021 10:06
Last Modified: 18 Apr 2021 23:26
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/109136

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