Ambiguous locks : an iconology of hair in medieval art and literature

"It has long been said that a woman's hair is her crowning glory. This interdisciplinary work explores the significance of women's hair in literature and art from the medieval period through 1525, putting into historical context the ways in which hair participates in construction of t...

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Main Author: Milliken, Roberta (Author)
Document Type: Book
Language:English
Published: Jefferson, NC [u.a.] : McFarland , 2012
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Online Access:Inhaltsverzeichnis
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Author Notes:Roberta Milliken
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Summary:"It has long been said that a woman's hair is her crowning glory. This interdisciplinary work explores the significance of women's hair in literature and art from the medieval period through 1525, putting into historical context the ways in which hair participates in construction of the female identity"--Provided by publisher
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description:X, 290 S. Ill. 26 cm
ISBN:9780786448708
0786448709