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By Jacqueline Stodnick, Renée Trilling

ISBN-10: 1444330195

ISBN-13: 9781444330199

Reflecting the profound impression of severe conception at the examine of the arts, this number 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 severe conception and Anglo-Saxon studies
  • Theoretical framework will entice expert students in addition to these new to the field
  • Includes an afterword at the price of the discussion among Anglo-Saxon reports and significant theory

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We may also apply the religious model of the body acting as a sign of sin and salvation, but it is important to remember that in Anglo-Saxon society health and sickness are also defined differently than they are today. A person may be paralyzed, but they may also be more worthy of salvation than those who walk beside them. To an Anglo-Saxon writer, disability is not a static concept, but a question of perspective. Notes 1 A detailed study of health, disease and disability in Anglo-Saxon England is still outstanding, and a detailed study is currently being undertaken by Sally Crawford and myself.

Yorke, Barbara. ” In Michelle P. Brown and Carol Ann Farr, eds, Mercia: An Anglo-Saxon Kingdom in Europe (pp. 13–22). London: Leicester University Press, 2001. 2 Disability Christina Lee Disability studies are a relative newcomer in the field of the humanities. Until recently the topic had not elicited much interest within medieval research, but neither had study of the body itself. This essay will compare modern theories of disability with evidence for impairment from a range of sources from Anglo-Saxon England, from written texts to osteology, in order to suggest avenues in which we may want to look at Anglo-Saxon disability.

It is important to note that most of the impaired are included in burial communities and are buried no differently from other individuals (Hadley 111). Hadley cites a number of instances, such as a young man with Ankylosing spondylitis (a gradual fusing of the spinal vertebrae) at Swinegate, York, and an adult male at Black Gate, Newcastle who appears to have suffered from long-term paralysis of the upper and lower limbs, which may have been caused by severe illness, such as cerebral palsy or muscular dystrophy (110).

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