The Mark of the Beast

The Medieval Bestiary in Art, Life, and Literature

Edited by Debra Hassig

© 2000 – Routledge

252 pages

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New in Paperback: 9780415928946
pub: 2000-07-26
US Dollars$66.95
Hardback: 9780815329527
pub: 1998-11-30
US Dollars$152.00

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About the Book

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.

About the Editor

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

About the Series

Garland Library of Medieval Literature

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