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Animal skins and the reading self in medieval Latin and French bestiaries / Sarah Kay.

Author/Creator:
Kay, Sarah, author.
Publication:
Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2017. , ©2017
Format/Description:
Book
xv, 203 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates ; 24 cm
Subjects:
Bestiaries -- History and criticism.
Manuscripts, Medieval.
Parchment.
Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval.
Books and reading -- History -- To 1500.
Animals in literature.
Animals, Mythical, in literature.
Animals in art.
Animals, Mythical, in art.
Human-animal relationships.
Animals in art
Animals in literature
Animals, Mythical, in art.
Animals, Mythical, in literature.
Bestiaries.
Books and reading
Human-animal relationships
Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval.
Manuscripts, Medieval.
Parchment.
Local subjects:
Animals in art.
Animals in literature.
Animals, Mythical, in art.
Animals, Mythical, in literature.
Bestiaries.
Books and reading.
Human-animal relationships.
Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval.
Manuscripts, Medieval.
Parchment.
Form/Genre:
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
History.
Contents:
Introduction: skin, suture, and caesura
Book, word, page
Garments of skin
Orifices and the library
Cutting the skin: sacrifice, sovereignty, and the space of exception
The riddle of recognition
Skin, the inner senses, and the soul as "inner life"
Conclusion: reading bestiaries.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Horace Howard Furness Memorial Fund.
Contributor:
Horace Howard Furness Memorial Fund.
ISBN:
9780226436739
022643673X
9780226436876
OCLC:
952470587
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