Images of Faith in English Literature 700 - 1500 : An Introduction

Images of Faith in English Literature 700 - 1500 : An Introduction

by Dee Dyas
     
 

ISBN-10: 0582301920

ISBN-13: 9780582301924

Pub. Date: 10/02/1997

Publisher: Longman

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780582301924
Publisher:
Longman
Publication date:
10/02/1997
Series:
Longman Medieval And Renaissance Library Series
Pages:
344
Product dimensions:
5.75(w) x 8.87(h) x 0.95(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgements
Ch. 1Beowulf and a world made new1
Ch. 2A new perspective on life: pilgrimage, transience and the elegies28
Ch. 3Saints, scholars and the scriptures51
Ch. 4Alfred and the development of English prose78
Ch. 5The Church in the world: Piers Plowman and the Canterbury Tales101
Ch. 6The contemplative life: achorites and mystics139
Ch. 7The religious lyrics170
Ch. 8The Pearl-Poet195
Ch. 9Mysteries, Moralities and Miracles225
Reference Section265
AThe Early Church267
BKey figures270
CThe Bible276
DThe faith of the Church281
EThe worship of the Church286
FThe organisation of the Church290
G: Glossary293
Bibliography302
Index323

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