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Body and the Arts by Corinne Saunders
Book DescriptionThe Body and the Arts focuses on the dynamic relation between the body and the arts: the body as inspiration, subject, symbol and medium. Contributors from a variety of disciplines explore this relation across a range of periods and art forms, spanning medicine, literature from the classical period to the present, and visual and performing arts.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780230552043
(229mm x 152mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 26-Mar-2009
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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In a series of original essays from leading literary scholars, this Companion offers a chronological sweep of medieval poetry from Old English to the great genres of romance, narrative, and alliterative poetry of the 15 th century.
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Romance is a varied and fluid literary genre, notoriously difficult to define. This groundbreaking Companion surveys the many permutations of romance throughout the ages.
Concise Companion to Chaucer, Paperback (December 2005)» View all books by Corinne Saunders
This concise companion provides a succinct introduction to Chaucer's major works, the contexts in which he wrote, and to medieval thought more generally. * Opens with a general introductory section discussing London life and politics, books and authority, manuscripts and readers.
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Author Biography - Corinne Saunders
GEORGE BOYS-STONES is Senior Lecturer in Classics at Durham University, UK. DAVID BROWN is Wardlaw Professor of Theology, Aesthetics and Culture at the University of St Andrews, UK. JUDITH BUCHANAN is Senior Lecturer in the Department of English and Related Literature at the University of York, UK. STEVEN CONNOR is Professor of Modern Literature and Theory at Birkbeck College, London, UK. DAVID FULLER is Emeritus Professor of English at Durham University, UK. ANTONY GORMLEY is a renowned British sculptor. P. D. JAMES is a celebrated writer of detective fiction. SUSAN JONES is Fellow in English at St Hilda's College, University of Oxford, UK. FRANCIS O'GORMAN is Professor of Victorian Literature at the University of Leeds, UK. MARTIN POSTLE is Director of Academic Activities at the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, London, UK. RICHARD SUGG is Fellow in Literature and Medicine in the University of Durham, UK. MARINA WARNER is a prize-winning writer of fiction, criticism and history, and Professor in the Department of Literature, Film and Theatre Studies at the University of Essex, UK. PATRICIA WAUGH is Professor of English Studies in the University of Durham, UK.
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