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    DescriptionThe essays in Menacing Virgins delineate the nexus of religious, political, economic, and aesthetic values that produce the Western European myth of virginity and examine how those complex cultural forces animate, empower, discipline, disclose, mystify, and menace the virginal body. The collection includes readings of Icelandic poems, Margaret Cavendish's Assaulted and Pursued Chastity, seventeenth-century dramatic song, and the iconography of Italian wedding chests.


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    Title
    Menacing Virgins
    Subtitle
    Representing Virginity in the Middle Ages and Renaissance
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Nancy Weitz, Edited by Kathleen Coyne Kelly, Edited by Marina Leslie
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 246
    Width: 150 mm
    Height: 236 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 544 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780874136494
    ISBN 10: 0874136490
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: HBG, HBTB
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: HBLC
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.0
    BIC subject category V2: JFSJ1
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: DSB
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 04
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 05
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15720
    Ingram Subject Code: LC
    Libri: I-LC
    B&T General Subject: 495
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    DC21: 809.933538
    B&T Approval Code: A23504500
    BISAC V2.8: LIT004130
    DC22: 809/.93353, 809.93353
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: LIT019000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: LIT004160
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: PN682.V56 M46 1999
    Illustrations note
    10ill.
    Publisher
    Associated University Presses
    Imprint name
    University of Delaware Press
    Publication date
    01 May 1999
    Publication City/Country
    Cranbury