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Fleshly things and spiritual matters [electronic resource] : studies on the medieval body in honour of Margaret Bridges / edited by Nicole Nyffenegger and Katrin Rupp.
Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2011.
1 online resource (269 p.)
History and criticism
Body and soul in literature
Human body in literature
This book offers fresh insights into the plethora of medieval bodies and the multiple perspectives that can be assumed in their discussion. The ten essays by internationally renowned scholars and young academics encompass diverse approaches to the body such as the function of gestures, the gendered gaze, the body's spatial and geographical positioning, the (dis)integrity of the body or the connection between linguistic uses of 'body' and physical bodies. While most of the contributions of thi...
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Electronic reproduction. Santa Fe, Arg.: elibro, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to eLibro affiliated libraries.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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TABLE OF CONTENTS; TABULA GRATULATORIA; LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; INTRODUCTION; BODY AS STAND-IN FOR THE SELF; MOUTH, EARS, EYES; KIT'S SNEEZE; GROTESQUELY ARTICULATE BODIES; WOUNDS, WIT AND WORDS; DEATH BECOMES HER; EATING BODIES IN THE OLD ENGLISH ANDREAS; A PREGNANT ARGUMENT; (DIS)EMBODYING MEN; WHO SINGS THE BODY MEDIEVAL; CONTRIBUTORS; INDEX
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Fleshly things and spiritual matters : studies on the medieval body in honour of Margaret Bridges / edited by Nicole Nyffenegger and Katrin Rupp.