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Plain Ugly: The Unattractive Body in Early Modern Culture

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Plain ugly examines depictions of physically repellent characters in a striking range of early modern literary and visual texts, offering fascinating insights into the ways in which ugliness and deformity were perceived and represented, particularly with regard to gender and the construction of identity. Available in paperback for the first time, the book focuses closely on English literary culture but also engages with wider European perspectives, drawing on a wide array of primary sources including Italian and other ...

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Plain Ugly: The Unattractive Body in Early Modern Culture
2015, Manchester University Press, Manchester

ISBN-13: 9780719068751

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Plain Ugly: The Unattractive Body in Early Modern Culture
2010, Manchester University Press, Manchester

ISBN-13: 9780719068744

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