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David Lorenzo Boyd is Assistant Professor of English at the University of Pennsylvania and author of Sodomy, Silence, and Social Control in Middle English Literature.

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literature >> Chaucer, Geoffrey

In The Canterbury Tales, Geoffrey Chaucer uses homosexual relations and desires as a means to cast moral judgments on characters and to satirize them.

literature >> English Literature: Medieval

Although it occasionally celebrates homosocial bonding, surviving medieval English literature is condemnatory of homosexual behavior.

   

 

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