Of Giants: Sex, Monsters, and the Middle Ages

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Review: Of Giants: Sex, Monsters, And The Middle Ages (Medieval Cultures #17)

User Review  - Nate - Goodreads

an interesting and entertaining lacanian/ historical consideration of giants in medieval literature. Read full review

Review: Of Giants: Sex, Monsters, And The Middle Ages (Medieval Cultures #17)

User Review  - Bryn Hammond - Goodreads

Great little book on what for years was my main fascination in life: teratology, the science of monsters, as seen in medieval texts. I'm eager to follow up with this author's range of other work. Read full review

Contents

The Ruins of Identity
1
Monstrous Origin Body Nation Family
29
The Body in Pieces Identity and the Monstrous in Romance
62
The Giant of SelfFiguration Diminishing Masculinity in Chaucers Tale of Sir Thopas
96
The Body Hybrid Giants DogMen and Becoming Inhuman
119
Exorbitance
142
Transhistoricity
185
Notes
187
Bibliography
211
Index
231
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