Review Essay - Bodies of Knowledge

Anke Bernau

Abstract


Review of Patrizia Bettella, The Ugly Woman: Transgressive Aesthetic Models in Italian Poetry from the Middle Ages to the Baroque (Univ. of Toronto Press, 2005); Nicola McDonald, ed., Medieval Obscenities (Boydell Press, 2006); Katharine Park, Secrets of Women: Gender, Generation, and the Origins of Human Dissection (Zone Books, 2006); and Carole Rawcliffe, Leprosy in Medieval England (Boydell Press, 2006).

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