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...
Boydell & Brewer
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