Losing Face: Heroic Discourse and Inscription in Flesh in Scéla Mucce Meic Dathó

Essay on heroes, masculinity, and the body in the early Irish saga The Story of Mac Dathó’s Pig.

Published in The Ends of the Body: Identity and Community in Medieval Culture, ed. Akbari and Ross (University of Toronto Press, 2013).

Image: tapestry by Louis le Brocquy

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