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Torture and Brutality in Medieval Literature
An ugly subject, but one that needs to be treated thoroughly and comprehensively, with a discreet wit and no excessive relish. These needs are richly satisfied in Larissa Tracy's bold and important book. DEREK PEARSALL, Professor Emeritus, Harvard University. Torture - that most notorious aspect of medieval culture and society - has evolved into a dominant mythology, sugge ...more
Hardcover, First, 336 pages
Published February 16th 2012 by D.S. Brewer
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