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The Mark of the Beast: The Medieval Bestiary in Art, Life, and Literature


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Juli 2000

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

These essays analyze the medieval bestiary from both literary and art history perspectives, exploring issues including kinship, romance, sex, death, and the afterlife.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Acknowledgments Introduction Abbreviations Figures A-k Part 1.Social Realities The Lion, Bloodline, and Kinship Margaret Haist Misericord Owls and Medieval Anti-Semitism Mariko Miyzkazi Part 2. Mortal Lessons Bestiary Lessons on Pride and Lust Carmen Brown Sex and the Bestiaries Debbra Hassig The Phoenix and the Resurrection Valerie Jones Part 3. Classical Inheritances Did Imaginary Animals Exist Pamela Gravestock Classical Ideology in the Medieval Bestiary J. Holli Wheatcroft Part 4. Reading Beasts Taboos and the Noly on Bodley 764 Alison Syme Silences' Beasts Michelle Bolduc Appendix: List of Bestiary and Physiologus Manuscripts Contributors Index of Creatures

Portrait

Debra Hassig Ph.D. is a Reader at the Institute of Advanced Studies in the Humanities at the University of Edinburgh
EAN: 9780415928946
ISBN: 041592894X
Untertitel: 'Garland Library of Medieval Li'. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: ROUTLEDGE CHAPMAN HALL
Erscheinungsdatum: Juli 2000
Seitenanzahl: 252 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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