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Renaissance History

Ahern, John
"Dante's slyness: The unnamed sin of the eighth Bolgia", Romanic Review, 73 (1982): 275–91.
Armour, Peter
"Dante's Brunetto: The paternal Paterine?", Italian Studies, 38 (1983): 1–38.
Armour, Peter
"The love of two Florentines: Brunetto Latini and Bondie Dietaiuti", Lectura Dantis: A Forum for Dante Research and Interpretation, 9 (1991): 11–33.
Bray, Alan
Homosexuality in Renaissance England. London: Gay Men's Press, 1982.
Brown, Judith C.
Immodest Acts: the Life of a Lesbian Nun in Renaissance Italy. New York: Oxford University Press, 1986.
Cady, Joseph
"'Masculine love', Renaissance writing, and the 'new invention' of homosexuality", Journal of Homosexuality, 23 (1992): 9-40.
Canosa, Romano
Storia di una grande paura: La sodomia a Firenze e a Venezia nel Quattrocento. Milano: Feltrinelli, 1991.
Dall'Orto, Giovanni
Leggere omosessuale: bibliografia. Torino: Gruppo Abele, 1984.
Dall'Orto, Giovanni
"La fenice di Sodoma: Essere omosessuale nell'Italia del Rinascimento", in Wayne R. Dynes and Stephen Donaldson (eds), History of Homosexuality in Europe and America, New York and London: Garland Publishing, 1992), pp. 61-83.
Dall'Orto, Giovanni
"`Socratic love' as a disguise for same-sex love in the Italian Renaissance", Journal of Homosexuality, 16 (1988), pp. 33-65. Reprinted in Gerard and Hekma, The Pursuit of Sodomy (1989), 33-65.
Gerard, Kent and Hekma, Gert (eds)
The Pursuit of Sodomy: Male Homosexuality in Renaissance and Enlightenment Europe. New York: Harrington Park Press, 1989.
Goldberg, Jonathan, ed.
Queering the Renaissance. Durham: Duke University Press, 1993. Reprints important essays by Alan Bray and Valerie Traub; essays on Erasmus, John Bale, Nicholas Udall, Edmund Spenser, Francis Bacon, Shakespeare, Beaumont and Fletcher.
Goldberg, Jonathan (ed.)
Reclaiming Sodom. New York and London: Routledge, 1994.
Goldberg, Jonathan
Sodometries: Renaissance Texts, Modern Sexualities. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1992.
Gundesheimer, Werner
"Crime and Punishment in Ferrara", in L. Martines, (ed.), Violence and Civil Disorder in Italian Cities 1200-1500. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1972. Reviews eight executions for sodomy in Ferrara from 1440-1500.
Kay, Richard
"Dante's unnatural lawyer: Francesco d'Accorso in Inferno XV", Studia Gratiana, 15 (1972): 149–200.
Kay, Richard
"The sin of Brunetto Latini", Mediaeval Studies, 31 (1969): 262–86.
Labalme, Patricia H.
"Sodomy and Venetian justice in the Renaissance", Tijdschrift voor Rechtsgeschiedenis, 52 (1984): 217-55.
Mussetter, Sally
"Ritornare a lo suo principio: Dante and the sin of Brunetto Latini", Philological Quarterly, 63 (1984): 431–48.
Norton, Rictor
"The Passions of Michelangelo", in Leyland, Gay Roots, Vol. 2 (1993), 147-52.
Pavan, Elisabeth
"Police des moeurs, société et politique à Venise à la fin du Moyen Age", Revue historique, 104 (1980): 241-88.
Pequigney, Joseph
"Sodomy in Dante's Inferno and Purgatorio", Representations, 36 (1991): 39.
Poirier, Guy
L'homosexualité dans l'imaginaire de la Renaissance. Paris: Honoré Champion, 1996.
Rocke, Michael J.
Forbidden Friendships: Homosexuality and Male Culture in Renaissance Florence. New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997.
Rocke, Michael J.
"Sodomites in fifteenth-century Tuscany: The views of Bernardino of Siena", in Gerard and Hekma, The Pursuit of Sodomy (1989), 7þ31.
Ruggiero, Guido
The Boundaries of Eros: Sex Crime and Sexuality in Renaissance Venice. New York: Oxford University Press, 1985.
Ruggiero, Guido
"Sexual criminality in the early Renaissance: Venice, 1338-1358", Journal of Social History, 8 (1975), pp. 18-37. Two sodomites were burned in 1357. A large group of sodomites was discovered in 1406-7, and 16 or 17 men were burned.
Saslow, James M.
Ganymede in the Renaissance: Homosexuality in Art and Society. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1986.
Saslow, James M.
"Homosexuality in the Renaissance: Behavior, identity, and artistic expression", in Duberman et al., Hidden from History (1989), pp. 90-105.
Saslow, James
"`A veil of ice between my heart and the fire': Michelangelo's sexual identity and early modern constructs of homosexuality", Genders, 2 (July 1988), pp. 77-90.
Saslow, James
"The tenderest lover: Saint Sebastian in Renaissance painting", Gai Saber, Spring 1977.
Saura, Carmelo Vera
"Cecco Angiolieri: antidantismo 7 homofilia", in Il duecento. Actas del IV Congreso Nacional de Italianistas, Santiago de Compostela: Universidade, 1989, pp. 597–610.
Schleiner, Winifried
"'That matter which ought not to be heard of': Homophobic slurs in Renaissance cultural politics", Journal of Homosexuality, 26.4 (1994): 41–75.
Smith, Bruce. R.
Homosexual Desire in Shakespeare's England: A Cultural Poetics. University of Chicago Press, 1998
Tambling, Jeremy
"Nostro peccato fu ermafrodito: Dante and the moderns", Exemplaria, 6 (1994): 405–27.

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