The Mark of the Beast: The Medieval Bestiary in Art, Life, and Literature by Debra Hassig | NOOK Book (eBook) | Barnes & Noble
The Mark of the Beast: The Medieval Bestiary in Art, Life, and Literature

The Mark of the Beast: The Medieval Bestiary in Art, Life, and Literature

by Debra Hassig
     
 

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The medieval bestiary was a contribution to didactic religious literature, addressing concerns central to all walks of Christian and secular life. These essays analyze the bestiary from both literary and art historical perspectives, exploring issues including kinship, romance, sex, death, and the afterlife.

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The medieval bestiary was a contribution to didactic religious literature, addressing concerns central to all walks of Christian and secular life. These essays analyze the bestiary from both literary and art historical perspectives, exploring issues including kinship, romance, sex, death, and the afterlife.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781135660451
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/18/2013
Series:
Garland Library of Medieval Literature
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Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
252
File size:
8 MB

Meet the Author

Debra Hassig Ph.D. is a Reader at the Institute of Advanced Studies in the Humanities at the University of Edinburgh

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