Images, Idolatry, and Iconoclasm in Late Medieval England: Textuality and the Visual Image by Jeremy Dimmick | 9780198187592 | Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Images, Idolatry, and Iconoclasm in Late Medieval England: Textuality and the Visual Image

Images, Idolatry, and Iconoclasm in Late Medieval England: Textuality and the Visual Image

by Jeremy Dimmick
     
 

ISBN-10: 0198187599

ISBN-13: 9780198187592

Pub. Date: 04/18/2002

Publisher: Oxford University Press

This book capitalizes on brilliant recent work on sixteenth-century iconoclasm to extend the study of images, both their making and their breaking, into an earlier period and wider discursive territories. The essays that make up this volume were commissioned from a range of outstanding late medievalists in a variety of disciplines: literature, art history,

Overview

This book capitalizes on brilliant recent work on sixteenth-century iconoclasm to extend the study of images, both their making and their breaking, into an earlier period and wider discursive territories. The essays that make up this volume were commissioned from a range of outstanding late medievalists in a variety of disciplines: literature, art history, Biblical studies, and intellectual history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198187592
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
04/18/2002
Pages:
266
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Illustrations
Introduction, Jeremy Dimmick, James Simpson, and Nicolette Zeeman
1. The Rule of Medieval Imagination, James Simpson
2. Making, Mourning, and the Love of Idols, L. O. Aranye Fradenburg
3. The Idol of the Text, Nicolette Zeeman
4. The Sacrament of the Altar in Piers Plowman and the Late Medieval Church in England, Davie Aers
5. Langland's Ymaginatif: Images and the Limits of Poetry, Ralph Hanna III
6. 'Et que est huius ydoli materia? Tuipse': Idols and Images in Walter Hilton, Nicholas Watson
7. Sophistic, Spectrality, Iconoclasm, Rita Copeland
8. The Vivacity of Images: St Katherine, Knighton's Lollards, and the Breaking of Idols, Sarah Stanbury
9. The Iconoclast's Desire: Deguileville's Idolatry in France and England, Michael Camille
10. Writing and the 'Poetics of Spectacle': Political Epiphanies in The Arrivall of Edward IV and Some Contemporary Lancastrian and Yorkist Texts, Wendy Scase
11. Iconoclasm and Bibliophobia in the English Reformations, 1521-1558, Brian Cummings
Afterword, David Wallace
Works Cited
Index

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