6 edition of Medieval texts & contemporary readers found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Other titles||Medieval texts and contemporary readers.|
|Statement||edited by Laurie A. Finke and Martin B. Shichtman.|
|Contributions||Finke, Laurie., Shichtman, Martin B.|
|LC Classifications||PN681 .M425 1987|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||ix, 264 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||264|
|ISBN 10||0801420032, 080149463X|
|LC Control Number||87047545|
Readings in Medieval Texts Interpreting Old and Middle English Literature Edited by David F. Johnson and Elaine Treharne. The first volume to combine close critical analysis of both Old and Middle English, thus catering for the Medieval Studies market as a whole. Medieval literature also provides modern readers with intriguing clues to life in the Middle Ages. Take, for example, this line from The Alliterative Morte Arthure (a fourteenth-century work by an unknown poet), where the king has ordered his Roman guests to be given the finest accommodations available: In chambers with chimpnees they changen their weedes.
Listening to the medieval book An introduction to medieval scripts A medieval textbook Parchment (the good, the bad, and the ugly) Making Manuscripts: The Page Skins and scraps The work of the scribe Words, words, words: medieval handwriting Making books for profit in medieval times Decorating the book Medieval supermodels Binding the book. Reading List for a Field in Medieval History. This list is both too long for a field and not even close to being comprehensive. So it is a starting point, a set of titles that each student will modify, adding and removing books, or sections, according to their particular goals and interests. General. .
A rabbi and scholar, he wrote more than 60 books, but his crowning achievement (he called it his hobby) was his year, volume translation of a key Jewish text. The first part of our event was a ‘Medieval Women, Modern Readers’ Wikithon, which aimed to improve references to scholarly work by women and non-binary people in articles related to medieval studies, and to create and improve pages for women and non-binary medieval scholars and artists who study or remake medieval texts, objects, or themes.
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The reader: Affective criticism, the pilgrimage of reading, and medieval English literature / Peter W. Travis --Hermeneutics of reading in the Corbacho / Marina Scordilis Brownlee --Oral-formulaic rhetoric: an approach to image and message in medieval poetry / Alain Renoir.
Other Titles: Medieval texts and contemporary readers. Responsibility. In some books the different parts of a text were also marked with running titles, placed in the upper margins of pages.
Running titles can be seen in a 12th-century commentary of one of the Church Fathers, St Jerome (b.d. ) on the Books of Jeremiah and Ezekiel (now British Library, Egerton MS ).This manuscript was produced in the first half of the 12th century in the.
Scholars will be particularly grateful to Whobrey for providing manuscript variants from the three oldest manuscripts of the Nibelungenlied, allowing modern readers access to medieval interpretations of the story for the first time in English, and showcasing the dynamic nature of medieval storytelling.".
Book Description. Reading Literary Animals explores the status and representation of animals in literature from the Middle Ages to the present day. Essays by leading scholars in the field examine various figurative, agential, imaginative, ethical, and affective aspects of literary encounters with animality, showing how practices of close reading provoke new ways of thinking about animals and.
Medieval literature is a broad subject, encompassing essentially all written works available in Europe and beyond during the Middle Ages (that is, the one thousand years from the fall of the Western Roman Empire ca. AD to the beginning of the Renaissance in the 14th, 15th or 16th century, depending on country).
The literature of this time was composed of religious writings as well as. In thirteen studies of representations of rape in Medieval and Early Modern literature by such authors as Chaucer, Shakespeare and Spenser, this volume argues that some form of sexual violence against women serves as a foundation of Western culture.
The volume has two purposes: first, to explore. Marco Polo, Travels. Marco Polo, who recently got his own TV series, was an Italian traveller who was born in He dictated stories of his travels throughout Europe and Asia to a cellmate after he was imprisoned during a war between Venice and Genoa, and the Travels was became, by medieval standards, a bestseller, years before the invention of the first modern.
The Dumbarton Oaks Medieval Library produces books of original medieval and Byzantine texts with facing-page translations. Our bilingual volumes make medieval Latin, Byzantine Greek, and Old English literature accessible to scholars and to general readers.
Inspired by all of the end-of-the-year lists for this and that, particularly one in The Independent entitled “Professors at America’s elite colleges pick one book every student should read in ,” I decided to ask medievalists from around the world (and not only at “elite” colleges, whatever that means) to compile our own list of must-read medieval studies books for students.
Sometimes it is unclear whether a text should be considered "classical" or "medieval," especially because some texts continued to be revised, redacted and expanded over the course of many centuries, such that dating them becomes impossible.
In case of doubt, upload the book in the category you think most readers would be most likely to look for it. Woman with an open book and a king been inaccessible to contemporary readers,” Lyons-Penner explained.
that are rarely if ever found together in modern editions of medieval texts. August 4, Stanford team brings medieval texts to a contemporary audience. A new website curated by Stanford faculty and students, the Global Medieval Sourcebook, translates medieval. READING THE MEDIEVAL IN EARLY MODERN ENGLAND In English literary and historical studies the border between the Middle Ages and the early modern period, and hence between Her book, Writing the Nation: Literature, Humanism and English Identities, – was published in.
These authors were by no means the first to look back to the middle ages and rewrite them for contemporary readers. The medieval period. Reading List for English Medieval Literature (12th to the 16th Century) as a Historical Field [Students standing in this historical field are encouraged to demonstrate some knowledge of literature from the Old English Field as well as History of the English Language as background.] Primary Texts: Geoffrey Chaucer The Canterbury Tales Troilus.
The Medieval and Early Modern World: Primary Sources and Reference Volume (Medieval & Early Modern World) by Donald R.
Kelley and Bonnie G. Smith | out of 5 stars 2. Medieval readers, especially studious ones, must have cursed their desks from time to time. It is not easy to manage desk space when working with often large and clunky medieval books.
Scribes and translators developed work-arounds for these space issues, as I have shown in a blog post on medieval. Studies in Medieval and Early Modern Culture (essay collections) and Research in Medieval and Early Modern Culture (monographs) are sister series originally inspired by themes drawn from the annual International Congress on Medieval Studies at Kalamazoo.
These series provide a home for high‐quality humanities research on topics from the late antique, medieval and early modern periods.
Unlike some modern history texts, the sources used for medieval history have been around a long time. Very many were translated in the 19th century, and, as a rapid review of any commercial source book will show, it is these 19th century translations which make up the bulk of the texts.
This book investigates how people learned to read in the Middle Ages. It uses glosses--medieval teachers' notes--on classical Latin texts to show how these complex works were used in a very basic and literal way in the classroom, and argues that this has profound implications for our understanding of medieval literacy and hermeneutics.
In addition to reading early Arthurian texts by Chrétien de Troyes as well as Thomas Malory’s well-known Le Morte Darthur, we will also look more generally at other romances, both medieval and early modern, for their portrayals of gender roles, racial difference, and selfhood.This peer-reviewed book series is a successor to Brill's Medieval Iberian Peninsula series which sought to provide a forum for the publication of high-quality scholarly work--original monographs, article collections, editions of texts or documents, translations--on the peoples and cultures of medieval Christian, Jewish, and Islamic Iberia.
While maintaining these previous interests, the new.A Community of Grieving Readers: The Book of the Duchess. they express themselves via conversation with ideas and characters found in Chaucer and in other medieval texts.
Other exciting contemporary examples of this phenomenon include Patience Agbabi’s brilliant One aspect of reading a medieval text that may not come to mind is the.