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Monster theory [electronic resource]: reading culture

Jeffrey Jerome Cohen - Literary Criticism - 1996 - 315 pages
The contributors to Monster Theory consider beasts, demons, freaks and fiends as symbolic expressions of cultural unease that pervade a society and shape its collective ...
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Animal, Vegetable, Mineral: Ethics and Objects

Jeffrey Jerome Cohen - Agent (Philosophy) - 2012 - 310 pages
"Animal, Mineral, Vegetable: Ethics and Objects" examines what happens when we cease to assume that only humans exert agency. Through a careful examination of medieval, early ...
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Thinking the Limits of the Body

Jeffrey Jerome Cohen, Gail Weiss - Social Science - 2012 - 211 pages
Shows the inseparability of textuality, materiality, and history in discussions of the body.
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Gender and Romance in Chaucer's "Canterbury Tales"

Susan Crane - Literary Criticism - 2014 - 242 pages
In this fresh look at Chaucer's relation to English and French romances of the late Middle Ages, Crane shows that Chaucer's depictions of masculinity and femininity constitute ...
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The Medieval British Literature Handbook

Daniel T. Kline - Literary Criticism - 2009 - 300 pages
One-stop resource for courses in medieval literature, providing students with a comprehensive guide to the historical and cultural context; major texts and movements; reading ...
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