Lady Godiva: A Literary History of the Legend

Out of Stock. Usually despatches within 2 weeks.

Description

This book investigates who Lady Godiva was, how the story of her naked horseback ride through Coventry arose, and how the whole Godiva legend has evolved from the thirteenth century through to the present day.

  • Traces the erotic myth of Lady Godiva back to its medieval origins.
  • Based on scholarly research but written to be accessible to general readers.
  • Combines history, literature, art and folklore.
  • Focuses on the twin themes of voyeurism and medievalism.
  • Contributes to our understanding of cultural history, medievalism and the history of sexuality.

Product Details

Price
£30.95
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781405100472

Earn By Promoting Books

Earn money by sharing your favourite books through our Affiliate programme.

Become an Affiliate
We use cookies and similar methods to recognize visitors and remember their preferences. We also use them to help detect unauthorized access or activity that violate our terms of service, as well as to analyze site traffic and performance for our own site improvement efforts. To learn more about these methods, including how to disable them view our Cookie Policy.