The representation of medieval English texts by Gerald Bruce Barnett

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  • English literature -- Middle English, 1100-1500 -- Criticism, Textual,
  • English literature -- Middle English, 1100-1500 -- Manuscripts

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Fatherhood and its Representations in Middle English Texts Book Description: Late medieval English society placed great weight on the practices of primogeniture, patrilineal descent, and patriarchal government, and the significance of the father had cultural resonance beyond the rule of law.

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David Wallace is the Judith Rodin Professor of English Literature at. Read this book on Questia. TIM WILLIAM MACHAN. One of the most basic divisions in the labors of literary critics has been that between textual and interpretiveof course, a label such as “textual criticism” or “literary interpretation” scarcely designates something monolithic and static, for the theoretical diversity of both can be almost overwhelming.

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There have been many books on the medieval culture of death, but this book is the first devoted to the use and representation of the dead in English medieval writing.

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Middle English devotional writings reflect shades of mysogony ranging from the blatant to the subtle, yet these texts were among the most popular literature know to the earliest generation of English women readers. In the first book to examine this paradox, Anne Clark Bartlett considers why medieval women enjoyed such male-authored works as Cited by: Medieval Death is an absorbing study of the social, theological, and cultural issues involved in death and dying in Europe from the end of the Roman Empire to the early sixteenth g on both archaeological and art historical sources, Paul Binski examines pagan and Christian attitudes towards the dead, the aesthetics of death and the body, burial ritual and mortuary practice.3/5(1).

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She is the author of Crafting Jewishness in Medieval England: Legally Absent, Virtually Present (Palgrave Macmillan, ) as well as several articles and book chapters.

Tison Pugh is Professor of English at the University of Central Florida, USA. Medieval literature is a highly productive area of research and teaching in the department, balancing a number of approaches.

Faculty and students work on canonical and non-canonical texts and in related fields such as paleography, history of the book, textual editing, and translation. Analysis of wilderness as an image for spiritual and emotional transition in medieval literature and art relates the texts to an iconographic tradition which, along with motifs of city and garden, provides a spatial representation of interior progress, as the medieval dialectic process provides a paradigm for intellectual by: 3.

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Genres of theology and autobiography. Different from other Medieval texts in that it is personalized rather than fictionalized. Based on experience rather than artistic invention or re-telling.

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This book makes the third angle of the triangle with the works of Daniel and Southern. It offers a new perspective on the medieval Christian perceptions of Islam.7 John Tolan, however, has many other publications to his credit. Informed by multicultural, multidisciplinary perspectives, The Cambridge History of Early Medieval English Literature offers a new exploration of the earliest writing in Britain and Ireland, from the end of the Roman Empire to the mid-twelfth century.

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