Deformed Discourse: Function of the Monster in Medieval.

Part I Theory: the context of the monstrous The language of the monstrous Part II Taxonomy: the body monstrous Nature monstrous Monstrous concepts Part III Texts: three heroes ("Oedipus", "The Romance of Alexander", "Sir Gawain and the Green Knight") Three saints (Saint Denis, Saint Christopher, Saint Wilgeforte) Conclusion Notes Bibliography Index