Sex, Scandal, and Sermon in Fourteenth-Century Spain

Juan Ruiz’s Libro de Buen Amor

  • Authors
  • Louise M. Haywood

Part of the The New Middle Ages book series (TNMA)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Louise M. Haywood
    Pages 1-14
  3. Louise M. Haywood
    Pages 15-47
  4. Louise M. Haywood
    Pages 49-96
  5. Louise M. Haywood
    Pages 97-142
  6. Louise M. Haywood
    Pages 143-151
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 153-209

About this book


This book is an innovative study of humour and the body in Juan Ruiz's Libro de Buen Amor (1330), using modern analytical techniques to examine the place of the Libro's bawdy and grotesque in relation to secular and sacred culture.


Chaucer English literature France Middle Ages revolution Spain

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