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Flaying in the Pre-Modern World

Practice and Representation

Ed. Larissa Tracy

‘Skin is the parchment upon which identity is written’: in this volume, the contributors explore the responses to the removal of that skin in art, history, literature, manuscript studies and law. The 14 essays deal with both flaying in practice, and its representation in religious art and iconography and in literature, including the Arthurian stories and Robin Hood. Slightly off-mint
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  • Publisher: DS Brewer
  • Year: 2017
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 422pp
  • Illustrated: Yes
  • Dimensions: 242x160mm
  • ISBN: 9781843844525
  • Condition: Very Good
  • Weight: 0.9kg
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