Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, c2012.
x, 290 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 275-284) and index.
"It has long been said that a woman's hair is her crowning glory. This interdisciplinary work explores the significance of women's hair in literature and art from the medieval period through 1525, putting into historical context the ways in which hair participates in construction of the female identity"--Provided by publisher.