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Roberta Milliken

Roberta Milliken is Professor of English at Shawnee State University, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A Cultural History of Hair in the Middle Ages Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

Cultural History Chapter

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... : Peter Lang, 1999), 239–53 ; and Roberta Milliken , Ambiguous Locks: An Iconology of Hair...

Production and Practice

A Cultural History of Hair in the Middle Ages Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

Cultural History Chapter

2

... of appearance as vanity and, even worse, as a temptation to sexual sin. Roberta Milliken enumerates how these contradictions played out for women in the specific realm of hair. Books on courtly love as well as romances seem to encourage women...

Hair and Social Class

A Cultural History of Hair in the Middle Ages Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

Cultural History Chapter

2

... Kathrin Giogoli, Ana Grinberg, Jacqueline Leclercq-Marx, Roberta Milliken, Linda Parshall, Melanie Schuessler-Bond, Claudio da Soller, Michael Twomey, and Karen A. Winstead for advice, information, help with translations, photography,...

Health and Hygiene: Hair in the Medical Traditions

A Cultural History of Hair in the Middle Ages Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

Cultural History Chapter

2

... sources are dry at providing an explanation for this statement but the wider cultural frame that associates women’s hair with sexuality has been analyzed by Roberta Milliken...

Race and Ethnicity: Hair and Medieval Ethnic Identities

Kim M. Phillips

Kim M. Phillips is Senior Lecturer in History, University of Auckland, New Zealand, and author of Medieval Maidens: Young Women and Gender in England, 1275-1540 and co-author of Sex Before Sexuality: A Premodern History. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A Cultural History of Hair in the Middle Ages Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

Cultural History Chapter

2

... Roberta Milliken for her wise advice. The aim of this chapter is to offer a brief and necessarily selective view of hair’s role in medieval constructions of human differences, especially between the Christian peoples of the hegemonic...

Self and Society

A Cultural History of Hair in the Middle Ages Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

Cultural History Chapter

2

... : University of California Press, 1995), 76–130 (quotation on p. 100). See also Roberta Milliken ,...

Cultural Representations: Head and Body Hair in Medieval Art

A Cultural History of Hair in the Middle Ages Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

Cultural History Chapter

2

... realm. On hair’s dangers, see Roberta Milliken , Ambiguous Locks: An Iconology of Hair in Medieval Art and Literature ( Jefferson,...

Religion and Ritualized Belief, 800–1500

A Cultural History of Hair in the Middle Ages Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

Cultural History Chapter

2

... long and loose. As Roberta Milliken notes, depictions of the nude Eve or her allegorical sister, Luxuria, inevitably feature long, sensual hair, often entangled with and sometimes indistinguishable from the serpents that appear alongside...

Gender and Sexuality

A Cultural History of Hair in the Middle Ages Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

Cultural History Chapter

2

... to shape gender identity, both in artistic representation and in real life. Acknowledgments I would like to thank Roberta Milliken for inviting me to participate in this volume, and to acknowledge that her own work, especially...

Fashion and Adornment

A Cultural History of Hair in the Middle Ages Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

Cultural History Chapter

2

... See Roberta Milliken , Ambiguous Locks: An Iconology of Hair in Medieval Art and Literature ( Jefferson, NC :...