Fer Diad De-Flowered: Homoerotics and Masculinity in Comrac Fir Diad

Short essay on heroic violence and homoeroticism in the Fer Diad episode of the early Irish Táin Bó Cúailnge.

Published in Ulidia 2: Proceedings of the Second International Conference on the Ulster Cycle of Tales, National University of Ireland Maynooth, 24–27 June 2005, ed. Ó hUiginn and Ó Catháin (An Sagart, 2009).

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