Of Giants: Sex, Monsters and the Middle Agesby Jeffrey Jerome Cohen, Cohen Jeffrey, Jeffery Jerome Cohen
Pub. Date: 05/28/1999
Publisher: University of Minnesota Press
A psychoanalytic look at the representation of monsters, giants and masculinity in medieval texts. The phenomenon of giants and giant-slaying appear in various texts from the Anglo-Saxon to late Middle English period, including Beowulf, The Knight and the Lion, History of the Kings of Britain and several of Chaucer's books.
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