Synthesizes and analyses the most interesting of the late medieval and early modern responses to Eucharistic teaching and debate that manifest themselves in the trope of cannibalism.
First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
1. The Man-Eating Body 2. Corpus ChristiMedieval Cultural Identity 3. Mass Hysteria: Heresy, Witchcraft, and Host Desecration 4. The Maternal Monstrous: Cannibalism at the Siege of Jerusalem 5. Teratographies: Writing the American Colonial Monster