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Claustrophilia

The Erotics Of Enclosure In Medieval Literature

  • Authors
  • Cary¬†Howie

Part of the The New Middle Ages book series (TNMA)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Cary Howie
    Pages 1-10
  3. Cary Howie
    Pages 11-36
  4. Cary Howie
    Pages 37-68
  5. Cary Howie
    Pages 69-101
  6. Cary Howie
    Pages 103-122
  7. Cary Howie
    Pages 132-138
  8. Cary Howie
    Pages 139-152
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 153-196

About this book

Introduction

Through extended readings of English, French, and Italian writers of the Thirteenth and Fourteenth centuries, Claustrophilia shows that medieval enclosures actually make room for desires and communities that a poetics of pure openness would exclude.

Keywords

English English literature French Italy literature lyric medieval literature Middle Ages poetics

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