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Published: 26 February 2009

248 Pages


ISBN: 9780199558155

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Between Medieval Men

Male Friendship and Desire in Early Medieval English Literature

David Clark

  • An accessibly written and radical new study of same-sex relations in the Anglo-Saxon period
  • Covers a wide range of material from well-known Old English texts including Beowulf, The Battle of Maldon, The Dream of the Rood, The Phoenix, and Ælfric's Lives of Saints to more marginal and less studied material
  • Modern English translations provided for all texts
  • Applies theoretical insights from gender and sexuality studies to the Anglo-Saxon period