Clothes Maketh the Man- a look at medieval cross-dressing and sexual fluidity
Domna Luitgard of Luxeuil, OLBallroom A
Domna Luitgard of Luxeuil, OL
Gender roles in medieval literature could be fluid, and often marked by the clothes one was wearing. A thorough look at the French romance, 'Roman de Silence' and similar 12th-13th c texts offers information on the medieval understanding of sex and gender.
Classroom: Ballroom A