Consuming narratives : gender and monstrous appetite in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance /
edited by Liz Herbert McAvoy and Teresa Walters.
Cardiff : University of Wales Press, 2002.
xii, 257 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
0708317421 (PBK.), 070831743X
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Cardiff : University of Wales Press, 2002.
0708317421 (PBK.)
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The monstrosity of the moral pig and other unnatural ruminations / Nicholas Watson -- Consuming passions in Book VIII of John Gower's Confessio amantis / Diane Watt -- Consuming the body of the working man in the later Middle Ages / Isabel Davis -- Reproductive rites: Anne Askew and the female body as witness in the Acts and monuments / Kimberly Anne Coles -- 'Such stowage as these trinkets': Trading and tasting women in Fletcher and Massinger's The sea voyage (1622) / Teresa Walters -- 'Antipodean tricks': Travel, gender and monstrousness in Richard Brome's The antipodes / Claire Jowitt -- Monstrosity and the mercurial female imagination / Margo Hendricks -- Bloodsuckers: The construction of female sexuality in medieval science and fiction / Bettina Bildhauer -- Sheela's voracity and Victorian veracity / Emma L. E. Rees -- 'Ant nes he him seolf reclus i maries wombe?': Julian of Norwich, the anchorhold, and the redemption of the monstrous female body / Liz Herbert McAvoy -- Fountains and strange women in the bower of bliss: Eastern contexts for Acrasia and her community / Marion D. Hollings -- Monstrous tyrannical appetities: '& what wonderfull monsters have there now lately ben borne in Englande' / Margaret Healy -- Reading between and beyond the lines / Andrew Hadfield -- The devil in disguise: Perverse female origins of the nation / Ruth Evans -- Monstrous (m)othering: The representation of the sowdanesse in Chaucer's Man of law's tale / Sue Niebrzydowski -- An Ethiopian history: Reading race and skin colour in early modern versions of Heliodorus' Aithiopika / Sujata Iyengar -- Monstrous generation: Witchcraft and generation in Othello / Kirstie Gulick Rosenfield.
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