Bibliographic Details

Odd bodies and visible ends in medieval literature / Sachi Shimomura.

Author / Creator Shimomura, Sachi.
Edition 1st ed.
Imprint New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2006.
Description ix, 198 p. ; 22 cm.
Language English
Series The new Middle Ages
New Middle Ages (Palgrave Macmillan (Firm))
Subject Literature, Medieval -- History and criticism.
Literature, Medieval.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Format Print, Book
URL for this record
ISBN 1403972044 (alk. paper)
9781403972040 (alk. paper)
Notes Includes bibliographical references (p. [183]-190) and index.
Table of Contents:
  • Acknowledgments
  • List of Abbreviations
  • Introduction: Time and the Audiences of Visual Judgment
  • 1. Visualizing Judgment in Anglo-Saxon England: Illumination, Metaphor, and Christ III
  • 2. "Sum vnto bale and sum to blis": From Binary Judgment to Romance Closure
  • 3. "Unto hir lyves ende": Time and the Wife of Bath's Remembered Bodies
  • Conclusion: Romance Ends, or Transforming Closure in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
  • Notes
  • Works Cited
  • Index