tomatoes-n-radiowires I AM SO GLAD YOU LIKED THIS POST because as I was typing it up I was like “you know who would be into this? MARYBETH.” The whole thing is about Margery Kempe and whether or not we should really be talking about her mysticism as sexual. I like it a lot because I’d actually always been really interested in the sexual interpretation (and like, I still am) but this was so interesting. Sarah Salih = my fave.
Sarah Salih “When is a Bosom Not a Bosom? Problems with ‘Erotic Mysticism’” in Medieval Virginities (ed. A. Bernau, R. Evans, S. Salih)
In other news I continue to be in love with everything Sarah Salih has written ever. Best procrastination essay-read ever.
this-reading-by-lightning If I remember correctly you took Victorian Sexualities? Idk if you happened to cover any art history in the class, though.
Friends, compatriots, comrades. I have a request. I am writing a paper on the representation of bodies in 19th century art and currently am looking for 19th century lesbian artists. I have found many lesbian authors! But few lesbian artists (painters photographers printmakers)…