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Wolves and the wilderness in the Middle Ages

Author: Aleksander Pluskowski
Publisher: Woodbridge : Boydell, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This text compares responses to wolves, focusing on two regions, Britain and southern Scandinavia. It explores the distribution of wolves in the landscape, their potential impact as predators on both animals and people, and their use as commodities, in literature, art, cosmology and identity.
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Genre/Form: Folklore
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Pluskowski, Aleksander.
Wolves and the wilderness in the Middle Ages.
Woodbridge : Boydell, 2006
(OCoLC)891647998
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Aleksander Pluskowski
ISBN: 1843832364 9781843832362
OCLC Number: 73951366
Description: 240 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Into the woods : the physical wolf in the landscape --
Lupine landscapes : physical wilderness in Medieval Britain and Scandinavia --
Lupine landscapes II : conceptualising Medieval wilderness --
Wolves, game and livestock : predation and conflict --
Wolves and people : hunting the hunters --
Breaking the lupine body : wolves as commodities --
Ravenous and gullible : wolves in Medieval beast literature --
Lupine identitites : the emblematic wolf --
From Óðinn to St. Edmund : wolves in pagan and Christian cosmologies --
Transgressing boundaries through bestial violence : human wolves.
Responsibility: Aleksander Pluskowski.

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The complex attitude to the wolf in the middle ages re-evaluated, bringing together historical and other evidence.  Read more...

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A very interesting interdisciplinary approach of human-wolf interactions during the Middle Ages, highlighting some practical factors and the role of religion in its eradication. MAMMALIA A highly Read more...

 
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