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Ambiguous locks : an iconology of hair in medieval art and literature / Roberta Milliken.

By: Milliken, Roberta, 1963-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Jefferson, North Carolina ; London : McFarland & Company, Inc., ©2012Description: 1 online resource.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780786487929; 0786487925; 1283455706; 9781283455701.Subject(s): Hair in art | Hair in literature | Arts, Medieval -- Themes, motives | Identity (Philosophical concept) in art | Identity (Philosophical concept) in literature | Women in art | Women in literatureAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Ambiguous locks.DDC classification: 700/.4561 LOC classification: NX650.H34 | M55 2012Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
pt. 1. Contexts -- pt. 2. "Bad" women -- pt. 3. "Good" women.
Summary: "It has long been said that a woman's hair is her crowning glory. This interdisciplinary work explores the significance of women's hair in literature and art from the medieval period through 1525, putting into historical context the ways in which hair participates in construction of the female identity"--Provided by publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

pt. 1. Contexts -- pt. 2. "Bad" women -- pt. 3. "Good" women.

"It has long been said that a woman's hair is her crowning glory. This interdisciplinary work explores the significance of women's hair in literature and art from the medieval period through 1525, putting into historical context the ways in which hair participates in construction of the female identity"--Provided by publisher.

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Roberta Milliken is a professor of English at Shawnee State University in Portsmouth, Ohio, where she teaches medieval and renaissance literature as well as women's studies classes.

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