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The monstrous Middle Ages

Author: Bettina Bildhauer
Publisher: Toronto : Univ. of Toronto Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Monstrous Middle Ages will be essential reading for anyone interested in the concept of monstrosity and its significance for both medieval cultural production and contemporary critical practice.

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bettina Bildhauer
ISBN: 0802087191 9780802087195 0802086675 9780802086679 0708318215 9780708318218 0708318223 9780708318225
OCLC Number: 231986705
Description: XIII, 236 Seiten : Illustrationen
Contents: List of IllustrationsAcknowledgementsNotes on Editors and ContributorsAbbreviationsIntroduction: Conceptualizing the Monstrous - Bettina Bildhauer and Robert MillsJesus as Monster - Robert MillsMonstrous Masculinities in Julian of Norwich's A Revelation of Love and The Book of Margery Kempe - Liz Herbert McavoyBlood, Jews and Monsters in Medieval Culture - Bettina BildhauerThe Other Close at Hand: Gerald of Wales and the 'Marvels of the West' - Asa Simon MittmanIdols and Simulacra: Paganity, Hybridity and Representation in Mandeville 's Travels - Sarah SalihDemonizing the Night in Medieval Europe: A Temporal Monstrosity? - Deborah Youngs and Simon HarrisApocalyptic Monsters: Animal Inspirations for the Iconography of Medieval North European Devourers - Aleks PluskowskiHell on Earth: Encountering Devils in the Medieval Landscape - Jeremy HarteEncountering the Monstrous: Saints and Dragons in Medieval Thought - Samantha J.E. RichesFurther readingIndex
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