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Title LinkReading skin in medieval literature and culture / edited by Katie L. Walter.
Edition First edition.
Distribution New York, New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
Description xx, 225 pages ;  23 cm.
Type of Material Monograph
Series ( The new Middle Ages )
Series ( New Middle Ages (Palgrave Macmillan (Firm)))
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 197-213) and index.
Contents 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.
Subject LinkEnglish literature -- Middle English, 1100-1500 -- History and criticism.
LinkSkin in literature.
LinkHuman body in literature.
Add.Author LinkWalter, Katie L., 1980- editor of compilation.

System Number 000678172
ISBN Link9780230338708 (alk. paper)
Link0230338704 (alk. paper)

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