Courtly love undressed reading through clothes in medieval french culture e jane burns 336 pages 6 x 9 paper 2005 isbn 9780812219302 2495s outside the americas 1899 ebook editions are available from selected online vendors a volume in the middle ages series view table of contents courtly love undressed is unique in its extended interrogation of the ways rich clothing and luxury . In courtly love undressed e jane burns unfolds the rich display of costly garments worn by amorou the ostentatious display of luxury dress more specifically served as a means of self definition for members of the ruling elite and the courtly lovers among them. In courtly love undressed e jane burns unfolds the rich display of costly garments worn by amorous partners in literary texts and other cultural documents in the french high middle ages burns reads through clothes in lyric romance and didactic literary works vernacular sermons and sumptuary laws to show how courtly attire is used to . Clothes maketh the man and clothes can unmake the man too argues jane burns her richly detailed and scholarly study contends that clothing constructs and deconstructs gendered identity especially courtly masculinity. Courtly love undressed reading through clothes in medieval french culture by e jane burns review lisa tom comitatus a journal of medieval and renaissance studies volume 34 2003 pp 212 214 review published by center for medieval and renaissance studies ucla doi for additional information about this article
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