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Goldberg, Jonathan. Sodometries: Renaissance Texts, Modern Sexualities. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1992.
"if one cannot (one cannot) proceed under the assumption that hetero- and homosexuality are to be found in Renaissance texts, but if, also, one cannot expect to find sodomy in these texts as sites of self-identification -- if, that is, the only nameable sex in the period is that engaged in by the married or marriageable couple -- a refusal of the term sexuality for these texts could all too easily suggest a desxualizing of them. Rather, I seek the sites of sexual possibilities, the syntax of desires not readily named." (22)