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Crossing Borders: Love Between Women in Medieval French and Arabic Literatures

Sahar Amer - Literary Criticism - 2011 - 264 pages
Given Christianity's valuation of celibacy and its persistent association of sexuality with the Fall and of women with sin, Western medieval attitudes toward the erotic could ...
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The Catholic Church and unruly women writers: critical essays

Jeana DelRosso, Leigh Anna Eicke, Ana Kothe - Literary Criticism - 2007 - 253 pages
This collection attends to western women's struggles within Roman Catholicism by examining how women throughout the centuries have attempted to reconcile their unruliness with ...
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The Cambridge Companion to the Greek and Roman Novel

Tim Whitmarsh - History - 2008
The Greek and Roman novels of Petronius, Apuleius, Longus, Heliodorus and others have been cherished for millennia, but never more so than now. The Cambridge Companion to the ...
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Word Made Skin: Figuring Language at the Surface of Flesh

Karmen MacKendrick - Philosophy - 2004 - 215 pages
Today, body and language are prominent themes throughout philosophy. Each is strange enough on its own; this book asks what sense we might make of them together. Words reach ...
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