Pubics and Privates: Body Hair in Late Medieval Art


Sherry C. M. Lindquist

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Book Chapter

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Farnham: Ashgate




The meanings of nudity in medieval art / edited by Sherry C.M. Lindquist

The meanings of nudity in medieval art : an introduction / Sherry C.M. Lindquist
The survival and reception of the classical nude : Venus in the Middle Ages / Jane Long
Male nudes and embodied spirituality in Romanesque sculpture / Kirk Ambrose
The naked jongleur in the margins : manuscript contexts for social meanings / Elizabeth Moore Hunt
A son's gaze on Noah : case or cause of viriliphobia? / Madeline H. Caviness
Uncovering the meanings of nudity in the Belles heures of Jean, Duke of Berry / Martha Easton
Pubics and privates : body hair in late medieval art / Penny Howell Jolly
Nudity as natural garment : seeing through Adam and Eve's skin / Linda Seidel
Integritas, Proportio, and Claritas : the body in Tuscan representations of baptism, 1300-1450 / Véronique Dalmasso
Christ bared : problems of viewing and powers of exposing / Corine Schleif
Sin or sexual pleasure? : a little-known nude bather in a Flemish Book of hours / Diane Wolfthal
Reconsidering the nude : northern tradition and Venetian innovation / Paula Nuttall
Epilogue / Madeline H. Caviness.