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Langdon, Alison

Animal Languages in the Middle Ages

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Alison Langdon

Part I. Communicating Through Animals

2. Becoming-Birds: The Destabilizing Use of Gendered Animal Imagery in Ancrene Wisse

Iva Jevtić

3. “As faucon comen out of muwe”: Female Agency and the Language of Falconry
Sara Petrosillo

4. Saints and Holy Beasts: Pious Animals in Early-Medieval Insular Saints’ Vitae

Sally Shockro

5. The Speech of Strangers: The Tale of the Andalusi Phoenix
Michelle M. Hamilton

Part II. Recovering Animal Languages

6. Bark Like a Man: Performance, Identity, and Boundary in Old English Animal Voice Catalogues
Robert Stanton

7. In Briddes Wise: Chaucer’s Avian Poetics
Angela Jane Weisl

8. Understanding Hawk-Latin: Animal Language and Universal Rhetoric
Carolynn Dyke

9. “Dites le mei, si ferez bien”: Fallen Language and Animal Communication in Bisclavret

Alison Langdon

Part III. Embodied Language and Interspecies Dependence

10. On Equine Language: Jordanus Rufus and Thirteenth-Century Communicative Horsemanship
Elizabeth S. Leet

11. No Hoof, No Horse: Hoof Care, Veterinary Manuals, and Cross-Species Communication in Late Medieval England
Francine McGregor

12. Medieval Dog Whisperers: The Poetics of Rehabilitation
Jamie C. Fumo

13. Embodied Emotion as Animal Language in Le Chevalier au Lion

Monica Antoinette Ehrlich

Keywords: Literature, Medieval Literature, Comparative Literature, History of Medieval Europe

Editor
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2018
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
The New Middle Ages
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319718972
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-71896-5

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