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Foster, Cecil
N.B.Previous owner's name on ffep.24pp.
HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, 1991, Card Covers, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0006377513
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Inventory #26147
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.52 approx. - € 5.53 approx.)
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Black, Georgina Dopico
In "Perfect Wives, Other Women", Georgina Dopico Black examines the role played by women's bodies - specifically the bodies of wives - in Spain and Spanish America during the Inquisition. In her quest to show how both the body and soul of the married woman became the site of anxious inquiry, Dopico Black mines a variety of Golden Age texts for instances in which the era's persistent preoccupation with racial, religious, and cultural otherness was reflected in the depiction of women. Subject to the scrutiny of a remarkable array of gazes-inquisitors, theologians, religious reformers, confessors, poets, playwrights, and, not least among them, husbands - the bodies of perfect and imperfect wives elicited diverse readings.Dopico Black reveals how imperialism, the Inquisition, inflation, and economic decline each contributed to a correspondence between the meanings of these human bodies and 'other' bodies, such as those of the Jew, the Moor, the Lutheran, the degenerate, and whoever else departed from a recognised norm. The body of the wife, in other words, became associated with categories separate from anatomy, reflecting the particular hermeneutics employed during the Inquisition regarding the surveillance of otherness. Dopico Black's compelling argument will engage students of Spanish and Spanish American history and literature, gender studies, women's studies, social psychology and cultural studies. 307pp. N.B. Black ink mark across bottom foredge of pages. Content unaffected.
Duke University Press, 2001, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0822326426
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Inventory #27032
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.77 approx. - € 8.29 approx.)
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Bowden, Geoff
Crease and small quarter inch tear to edge rear cover.204pp.Previous owner's signature on ffep.
The Badger Press, 2006, Paperback, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9780952607632
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Inventory #29908
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 13.03 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
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Oka, Fumiko
A collection of the author's articles written in English and published from 1977 to 1993. Part I contains mainly collected papers on researches regarding "Medieval English Courtly Words". Part II features an investigation on Later Middle English Syntax, a descriptive study of the prepositions in Thomas Malory's 'Works'. Brief message signed by author on f.f.e.p. 304pp. Slight bump at head of cover spine.
Kokubunsha, 1997, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. Signed First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 4772004483
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Inventory #4126
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 13.03 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
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Goetz, Hans
Includes typed letter signed by the author to Errol E. Harris who wrote the foreward to this book. 171pp.
The Caslon Company, 1995, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First American Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0391039466
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Inventory #28004
Price: £ 40.00 GBP ($ 52.12 approx. - € 44.20 approx.)
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