Lady Godiva (Heftet)

A Literary History of the Legend


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Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 2002
Antall sider: 176
Forlag: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9781405100472
Kategori: Historie
Omtale: Lady Godiva
This book investigates who Lady Godiva was, how the story of her naked horseback ride through Coventry arose, and how the whole Godiva legend has evolved from the thirteenth century through to the present day. * Traces the erotic myth of Lady Godiva back to its medieval origins. * Based on scholarly research but written to be accessible to general readers. * Combines history, literature, art and folklore. * Focuses on the twin themes of voyeurism and medievalism. * Contributes to our understanding of cultural history, medievalism and the history of sexuality.

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