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Reading skin in medieval literature and culture / edited by Katie L. Walter.

Publication:
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
Format/Description:
Book
xx, 225 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Edition:
First edition.
Series:
New Middle Ages (Palgrave Macmillan (Firm))
The new Middle Ages
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Subjects:
English literature -- Middle English, 1100-1500 -- History and criticism.
Skin in literature.
Human body in literature.
Contents:
Introduction / Katie L. Walter
Wondrous skins and tactile affection: the Blemmye's touch / Lara Farina
Noli me tangere: the enigma of touch in Middle English religious literature and art for and about women / Elizabeth Robertson
Havelok's bare life and the significance of skin / Robert Mills
The medieval werewolf model of reading skin / Susan Small
Cutaneous time in the late medieval literary imagination / Isabel Davis
The form of the formless: medieval taxonomies of skin, flesh and the human / Katie L. Walter
Discerning skin: complexion, surgery and language in medieval confession / Virginia Langum
Desire and defacement in the testament of Cresseid / Julie Orlemanski
Touching back: responding to reading skin / Karl Steel.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Walter, Katie L., 1980- editor of compilation.
ISBN:
9780230338708 (alk. paper)
0230338704 (alk. paper)
OCLC:
818732954