Maps and Monsters in Medieval England

By Asa Mittman

© 2006 – Routledge

292 pages | 93 B/W Illus.

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About the Book

First published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Medieval English Manuscripts, Maps and Monsters:

A User's Guide

Part One: Mapping the Outer Edges of the World

Chapter 1: Mythical Origins

Chapter 2: Mapping Identity

Chapter 3: The Monsters on the Edge

Part Two: The Marvels of the East over Three Centuries and a Millennium

Chapter 4: The Reality and Persistence of Monsters

Chapter 5: Containment and Consumption

Chapter 6: Monstrous Sin and Salvation

Part Three: Lexical Spaces as Battlegrounds

Chapter 7: Monstrous Nature

Chapter 8: The Monster Within

Chapter 9: Saints in the Margins

Conclusion: Dwelling in the Monster

About the Series

Studies in Medieval History and Culture

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HIS037010
HISTORY / Medieval
LIT000000
LITERARY CRITICISM / General
LIT011000
LITERARY CRITICISM / Medieval