The Resource Parasites, worms, and the human body in religion and culture, edited by Brenda Gardenour and Misha Tadd

Parasites, worms, and the human body in religion and culture, edited by Brenda Gardenour and Misha Tadd

Label
Parasites, worms, and the human body in religion and culture
Title
Parasites, worms, and the human body in religion and culture
Statement of responsibility
edited by Brenda Gardenour and Misha Tadd
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
616.9/6
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
RC119
LC item number
.P347 2012eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Parasites, worms, and the human body in religion and culture, edited by Brenda Gardenour and Misha Tadd
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The power of parasites and worms / Misha Tadd -- Serpents and sanitation : a biocultural survey of snake worship, cultural adaptation, and parasitic disease in ancient and modern India / Lesley Jo Weaver and Amber R. Campbell Hibbs -- Worms and the corporal body in India : an examination in Hindu literary traditions / Levanya Vemsani -- The wasp and the worm : getting inside the body of the sage / Mark G. Pitner -- A snake in a basin and a worm in the flesh : external serpents, internal worms, and authority over the body in the Legenda Aurea of Jacob de Voragine / Brenda S. Gardenour -- Reading the wormy corpus : ambiguity and discernment in the lives of medieval saints / Alison More -- Some considerations regarding the origins and functions of parasites among two Mbya communities in Misiones, Argentina / Marta Crivos, et al. -- Parasites and the postcolonial : Williams Sassine's Saint Monsieur Baly / Charlotte Baker -- Worms politic : parasitism, textual decay and conjure truth in Gloria Naylor's Moma Day / Amy M. Thomas -- Invasion as affliction : worms and bodily infestation in African American Hoodoo practices / Yvonne Chireau -- We are what we don't eat : worms, bacteria, and the soil around us / Todd LeVasseur -- Inside/out : the body under attack in American popular culture / Julien R. Fielding
Control code
ocn792742304
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxxvi, 217 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781453902639
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
475028
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b27114326
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)792742304
  • pebcs1299437788

Library Locations

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      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
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