|Statement||Edited by E. Bagby Atwood [and] Archibald A. Hill.|
|Contributions||Hill, Archibald A.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 398 p.|
|Number of Pages||398|
ISBN: Published by: Oxford University Press Series: Oxford History of Life-Writing The Oxford History of Life-Writing: Volume 1: The Middle Ages explores the richness and variety of life-writing from late Antiquity to the threshold of the Renaissance. Must-Read Books about the Middle Ages Erika Harlitz-Kern Jan 4, The ideas we tend to have about the Middle Ages are mostly based on how the time period has been interpreted through fantasy fiction and games, and the romanticizing of the era by intellectuals, scholars, politicians, and artists in the nineteenth : Erika Harlitz-Kern. The Mystical Language of Sensation in the Later Middle Ages (Studies in Medieval History and Culture) [Rudy, Gordon] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Mystical Language of Sensation in the Later Middle Ages (Studies in Medieval History and Culture)Cited by: Studies in Medieval and Renaissance Teaching BACK ISSUES. Studies in Medieval and Renaissance Teaching (SMART) is a journal of essays designed to assist teachers in communicating an understanding of the Middle Ages and Renaissance. Since we believe that excellent research and inspired teaching are dual aspects of a revived medieval/Renaissance .
This book studies attitudes toward secular literature during the later Middle Ages. Exploring two related medieval justifications of literary pleasure—one finding hygienic or therapeutic value in entertainment, and another stressing the psychological and ethical rewards of taking time out from work in order to refresh oneself—Glending Olson reveals that, contrary to much recent opinion Cited by: This seminar will be dedicated to the intense study of Old English prose saints' lives of unknown authorship. Hagiography was the most popular, most productive, and, in many respects, most important literary genre of the Middle Ages, and is, therefore, essential for the study of any period of medieval literature, history, and culture. World Literature The Western Middle Ages to the 18th Century World Literature Literatures of the European Enlightenment Project, the emergence of colonial literature in the 2nd and 3rd worlds, and the literatures of global industrialization World Literature the 20th and 21st Centuries Advanced Literary Studies. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Cambridge Studies in Medieval Literature: The Making of Textual Culture: Grammatica and Literary Theory 19 by Martin Irvine (, Hardcover) at the best online prices .
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 . In this "magnificant book" (T.S. Eliot), Ernst Robert Curtius (), one of the foremost literary scholars of this century, examines the continuity of European literature from Homer to Goethe, with particular emphasis on the Latin Middle Ages. In an extensive new epilogue, drawing on hitherto unpublished material, Peter Godman, Professor of Medieval Latin at the University Reviews: 1. The European High Middle Ages saw a convergence of oral and written narrative traditions, new philosophical and scientific knowledge, and individual creativity that has been called the “Twelfth Century Renaissance.”¹ Beginning in the twelfth century, authors schooled in the septem artes liberales (seven liberal arts) turned in greater numbers from Latin to the vernacular languages . Medieval literature and culture. The English Department has a long tradition of training and supporting medieval scholars. There are five medievalists in the department whose teaching and research cross several disciplines, spanning the linguistic spectrum (Old Norse, Anglo-Norman, Old English, Early and Later Middle English, and Middle Scots).