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Eating others : symbolic and actual anthropophagy in médiéval storytelling

Introduction

Antonella Sciancalepore
p. 333-337

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Full text document will be published online on December 2021.

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The present publication is the output of the panel with the same title I organised for the International Medieval Conference in Leeds on July 4, 2017. The papers presented on that occasion by Pantalea Mazzitello, Gabriele Sorice and Amy Suzanne Heneveld – a group later joined by Angelica Aurora Montanari – aimed at shedding new light on enigmatic medieval stories of metaphoric or literal anthropophagy performed on individuals perceived as “others”. The next pages host the results of the authors’yearlong meditation on the subject.

I would like to thank the Cahiers de recherches médiévales et humanistes, and Silvère Menegaldo in particular, for agreeing on publishing that which – I hope – will be a compelling group of essays for the readers of this journal. I would also like to thank Mattia Cavagna (UCLouvain) and Heather Blurton (UCSB) for providing their expertise and reviewing the articles prior to publication, and Chloe McCarthy (ULB) for her precious help with the linguistic revis...

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Bibliographical reference

Antonella Sciancalepore, « Introduction », Cahiers de recherches médiévales et humanistes, 36 | 2018, 333-337.

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Antonella Sciancalepore, « Introduction », Cahiers de recherches médiévales et humanistes [Online], 36 | 2018, Online since 01 December 2021, connection on 05 August 2020. URL : http://journals.openedition.org/crm/16227

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Antonella Sciancalepore

Université catholique de Louvain

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