By Jacqueline Stodnick, Renée Trilling

ISBN-10: 1444330195

ISBN-13: 9781444330199

Reflecting the profound effect of serious thought at the research of the arts, this choice of unique essays examines the texts and artifacts of the Anglo-Saxon interval via key theoretical phrases akin to ‘ethnicity’ and ‘gender’.

  • Explores the interaction among serious conception and Anglo-Saxon studies
  • Theoretical framework will entice professional students in addition to these new to the field
  • Includes an afterword at the worth of the discussion among Anglo-Saxon reviews and significant theory

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I will focus on one episode from Bede’s Life of St Cuthbert, where a young monk suffers from a progressive paralysis of the body and is given much medical attention to no avail until he is healed by stepping into the shoes of the saint (Colgrave, Two Lives, 298–300). It is possible to look at this example with the medical model in which the body suffers a biological imbalance that needs to be taken care of by doctors. It could also be viewed as an example of the social model, since the young man can no 32 Christina Lee longer perform his duties and is thus dependent on others.

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