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Medieval monstrosity and the female body / Sarah Alison Miller.

Author/Creator:
Miller, Sarah Alison.
Publication:
New York : Routledge, 2010.
Series:
Routledge studies in medieval religion and culture ; 8.
Routledge studies in medieval religion and culture ; 8
Format/Description:
Book
213 p. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Literature, Medieval -- History and criticism.
Monsters in literature.
Human body in literature.
Women in literature.
De vetula.
De secretis mulierum.
Julian, of Norwich, b. 1343. Revelations of divine love.
Contents:
Introduction: the monstrous borders of the female body
Ovidian poetry
Virgins, mothers, and monsters: Ovidian and pseudo-Ovidian bodies
Gynecology
Gynecological secrets: blood, seed, and monstrous births in De secretis mulierum
Mystical theology
Monstrous love: the permeable body of Christ in Julian of Norwich's showings
Conclusion: the monstrous borders of the self.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780415873598
0415873592
9780203844915 (ebk.)
0203844912 (ebk.)
OCLC:
419795100
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