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"The Truculent Toad in the Middle Ages"
Mary E. Robbins
in Nona C. Flores, ed., Animals in the Middle Ages: A Book of Essays (Garland Medieval Casebooks, 13), New York: Garland, 1996
 

"...traces the use of the toad as a symbol of death and as an agent of evil in literature and art from the classical period to the end of the Middle Ages. This essay focuses on the use of an animal as a moral or symbolic image... Robbins demonstrates how how a moral interpretation gradually became attached to the toad..." - Flores, Introduction

Language: English


 
ISBN: 0-8153-1315-2
 
  
 
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