A Maid with a Dragon Hardback
The Cult of St Margaret of Antioch in Medieval England
by Juliana Dresvina;
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A Maid with a Dragon
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The book examines Greek, Latin, Old English, Middle English and Anglo-Norman versions of Margaret's live, their mouvance and cultural context, providing editions of the hitherto unpublished texts. By considering these versions, the iconographic evidence, their patronage and audience, the monograph traces the changes of St Margaret's story through the eight centuries before the Reformation. The book also considers the further trajectory of the legend as reflected in popular fairy-tales and contemporary cultural stereotypes. Special attention is given to the interpretation of St Margaret's demonic encounter, central to the legend's iconography and theology.
A Maid with a Dragon by Juliana Dresvina was published by Oxford University Press in April 2016. The ISBN for A Maid with a Dragon is 9780197265963.
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|Page last updated||14th April 2017|
|Author / Artist||Juliana Dresvina|
|Publisher||Oxford University Press (April 2016)|
|Number of Pages||400|