Cover image for Bodytalk [electronic resource] : when women speak in Old French literature / E. Jane Burns.
Bodytalk [electronic resource] : when women speak in Old French literature / E. Jane Burns.
INITIAL_TITLE_SRCH:
Bodytalk [electronic resource] : when women speak in Old French literature / E. Jane Burns.
Other Title:
Body talk
Publication Date:
1993
ISBN:
9780585126531
Series:
New cultural studies
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Bibliography Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-265) and index.
Contents:
Introduction: listening to bodies talk -- Knowing women -- A close look at female orifices in farce and fabliau -- Head or ass? refocusing the penis-eye -- Lips or labia? how headless women speak -- A taste of knowledge: genesis and generation in the jeu d'adam -- Mind over matter: why women should be silent -- Matter before mind: how women come first -- Desiring ladies -- Beauty in the blindspot: Philomena's talking hands -- Rewriting men's stories: Enide's disruptive mouths -- Why beauty laughs: Iseut's enormous thighs -- Conclusion: bodies at stake.
Content Type:
text
Carrier Type:
online resource
Language:
English