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Of Giants: Sex, Monsters and the Middle Ages

Of Giants: Sex, Monsters and the Middle Ages

by Jeffrey Jerome Cohen, Cohen Jeffrey, Jeffery Jerome Cohen
     
 

ISBN-10: 0816632170

ISBN-13: 9780816632176

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.

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780816632176
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
Publication date:
05/28/1999
Series:
Medieval Cultures Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
260
Product dimensions:
5.88(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

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