The Monstrous Races in Medieval Art and Thought

The Monstrous Races in Medieval Art and Thought

John Block Friedman

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During the Middle Ages, travelers in Africa and Asia reported that monstrous races thrived beyond the boundaries of the known world. This work offers an introspective look at these races and their interaction with Western art, literature and philosophy.


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John Block Friedman:
John Block Friedman is visiting professor of English at Kent State University, Salem, and professor emeritus of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is the author of Orpheus in Middle Ages also available from Syracuse University Press.

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