Marking the face, curing the soul? : reading the disfigurement of women in the later Middle Ages

The facial disfigurement of women, whether through deliberate mutilation, accidental injury or the ravages of disease, was and still is a subject that evokes strong reactions, both positive (sympathy for the victim, attempts at rehabilitation and/or reconstruction of the damaged features, psychologi...

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Main Author: Skinner, Patricia
Format: eBook
Published: Suffolk (UK) Boydell & Brewer 2015, 2015
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Collection: National Center for Biotechnology Information - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
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  • Includes bibliographical references