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Introduction

A Cultural History of the Human Body in the Medieval Age Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

Cultural History Chapter

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... that brought redemption to the soul of the caregiver.Catherine Peyroux, “The Leper’s Kiss,” in Monks and Nuns, Saints and Outcasts: Religion in Medieval Society; Essays in Honour of Lester K. Little, ed. Sharon Farmer and Barbara H. Rosenwein...

Literary Representations

A Cultural History of Dress and Fashion in the Medieval Age Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Cultural History Chapter

2

... or when Thor dresses as a woman to recover his hammer.Thrymskvida, or Thrym’s Poem, in Edda: Die Lieder des Codex regius nebst verwandten Denkmälern, eds G. Neckel and H. Kuhn (Heidelberg: Winter, 1962).See V. Hotchkiss, Clothes Make the Man:...

Marked Bodies and Social Meanings

A Cultural History of the Human Body in the Medieval Age Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

Cultural History Chapter

6

... the menses the fetus; it is because of this similarity that they are called by the appropriate term “flowers”.The euphemism of calling the menses “flowers” is discussed at length in Monica H. Green, “Flowers, Poisons, and Men: Menstruation...

Marked Bodies - Divine, Human, and Bestial

A Cultural History of the Human Body in the Medieval Age Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

Cultural History Chapter

6

... Muslims and Christians in and around the Crown of Aragon: Essays in Honour of Professor Elena Lourie, ed. Harvey J. Hames (Leiden: Brill, 2004), 127–55. On concerns about wet nursing, see Monica H. Green, “Conversing with the Minority: Relations...