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Impolitic bodies : poetry, saints, and society in fifteenth-century England : the work of Osbern Bokenham

Author: Sheila Delany
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An examination of the work of English Augustinian friar Osbern Bokenham which explores the relation of history and literature through the Wars of the Roses and the Hundred Years War and considers  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Named Person: Osbern Bokenham; Geoffrey Chaucer; Geoffrey Chaucer; Osbern Bokenam; Osbern Bokenham; Geoffrey Chaucer; Osbern Bokenam
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sheila Delany
ISBN: 0195109880 9780195109887 0195109899 9780195109894
OCLC Number: 37616265
Description: xi, 236 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Literary Corpus --
Friar as Critic --
Impolitic Bodies I: Head, Feet, Face, Womb --
Impolitic Bodies II: Tongue, Mouth, Language --
Impolitic Bodies III: Breast, Genital, Gut, and All --
The Body Politic --
Sexual-Textual Politics --
Last Things and Afterlives.
Responsibility: Sheila Delany.
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