The Shirt is Closest to the Body: On Joinville's Memoirs
Irit Ruth Kleiman is associate professor of Romance Studies at Boston University. Her research interests include historiography, psychoanalysis and literature, cultures of memory, questions of law and political authority, and the tropes of embodiment. Kleiman's book Philippe de Commynes: Memory, Betrayal, Text (University of Toronto Press, 2013) received the Newberry Library's Weiss/Brown Award. She is the editor of Voice and Voicelessness in Medieval Europe (Palgrave, 2015), and is now writing a book about ethics and embodiment called Memory's Touch.
Irit Ruth Kleiman; The Shirt is Closest to the Body: On Joinville's Memoirs. English Language Notes 1 September 2015; 53 (2): 61–74. doi: https://doi.org/10.1215/00138282-53.2.61
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