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The Mark of the Beast
The Medieval Bestiary in Art, Life, and Literature





ISBN 9780415928946
Published July 27, 2000 by Routledge
252 Pages

 
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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.

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