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The Mark of the Beast

The Medieval Bestiary in Art, Life, and Literature

Edited by Debra Hassig

Routledge – 2000 – 252 pages

Series: Garland Library of Medieval Literature

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    978-0-415-92894-6
    July 26th 2000
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    978-0-8153-2952-7
    November 30th 1998

Description

The medieval bestiary was a contribution to didactic religious literature, addressing concerns central to all walks of Christian and secular life. These essays analyze the bestiary from both literary and art historical perspectives, exploring issues including kinship, romance, sex, death, and the afterlife.

Author Bio

Debra Hassig Ph.D. is a Reader at the Institute of Advanced Studies in the Humanities at the University of Edinburgh

Name: The Mark of the Beast: The Medieval Bestiary in Art, Life, and Literature (Paperback)Routledge 
Description: Edited by Debra Hassig. The medieval bestiary was a contribution to didactic religious literature, addressing concerns central to all walks of Christian and secular life. These essays analyze the bestiary from both literary and art historical perspectives, exploring issues...
Categories: Literature, Literature & Culture, Medieval Literature