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Sea of Silk–Now Available

Sea of Silk: A Textile Geography of Women's Work in Medieval French Literature

E. Jane Burns

256 pages | 6 x 9 | 25 illus.

Cloth 2009 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4154-9 | $59.95 | £39.00

A volume in the Middle Ages Series

Sea of SilkE. Jane Burns argues that literary portraits of medieval heroines who produce and decorate silk cloth or otherwise manipulate items of silk outline a metaphorical geography that includes northern France as an important cultural player within the silk economics of the Mediterranean. Read more . . .

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