Writing on skin in the age of Chaucer / edited by Nicole Nyffenegger and Katrin Rupp.

Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Berlin ; Boston : Walter de Gruyter GmbH, [2018]
Description
vi, 273 pages ; 24 cm.

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Subject(s)
Editor
Series
  • Buchreihe der Anglia ; 60. Bd. [More in this series]
  • Buchreihe der ANGLIA = ANGLIA book series ; volume 60
Contents
Introduction : writing on skin in the age of Chaucer / Nicole Nyffenegger and Katrin Rupp -- Part I. Reading diseased skin. Doctrinal dermatologies / Sealy Gilles -- The "scabbe of synne:" reading leprous skin in late medieval culture / Michael Leahy -- Legible leprosy : skin disease in the Testament of Cresseid, Chaucer's summoner, and Amis and Amiloun / Sharon E. Rhodes -- Part II. Textual skins. Chaucer's ethical palimpsest : dermal reflexivity in the general prologue / Catherine S. Cox -- The cook's "mormal:" reading disease, doubt, and deviance on the body of Chaucer's cook / Erin E. Sweany -- Blushing, paling, turning green : hue and its metapoetic function in Troilus and Criseyde / Nicole Nyffenegger -- Part III. Writing dermal identities. Like a second skin : appropriation and (mis)interpretation of identities in Sir Gawain and the green knight and Willam of Palerne / Pax Gutierrez-Neal -- Queer skin in the "Wife of Bath's prologue" and its manuscript glosses / Roberta Magnani -- Reconstructing the pardoner : transgender skin operations in Fragment VI / M. W. Bychowski -- Afterword : skin matters / Elizabeth Robertson.
ISBN
  • 9783110575729 (hardcover)
  • 3110575728 (hardcover)
OCLC
1011115814
RCP
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