Medievalia et Humanistica, No. 36: Studies in Medieval and Renaissance Culture [NOOK Book]

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Since its founding in 1943, Medievalia et Humanistica has won worldwide recognition as the first scholarly publication in America to devote itself entirely to medieval and Renaissance studies. Since 1970, a new series, sponsored by the Modern Language Association of America and edited by an international board of distinguished scholars and critics, has published interdisciplinary articles. In yearly hardcover volumes, the new series publishes significant scholarship, criticism, and reviews treating all facets of ...
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Medievalia et Humanistica, No. 36: Studies in Medieval and Renaissance Culture

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Overview

Since its founding in 1943, Medievalia et Humanistica has won worldwide recognition as the first scholarly publication in America to devote itself entirely to medieval and Renaissance studies. Since 1970, a new series, sponsored by the Modern Language Association of America and edited by an international board of distinguished scholars and critics, has published interdisciplinary articles. In yearly hardcover volumes, the new series publishes significant scholarship, criticism, and reviews treating all facets of medieval and Renaissance culture: history, art, literature, music, science, law, economics, and philosophy.

Volume 36—Reviews—emphasizes new research in the field, with a particular focus on work from emerging scholars. Thus, this volume includes twenty-four reviews and three review articles of recent scholarly publications, along with five original articles.

The first article “The Ultimate Transgression of the Courtly World” by Albrecht Classen analyzes German texts and melodies to reveal the social strife between the lower and upper classes. John Garrison’s essay “One Mind, One Heart, One Purse,” referencing the text Troilus and Criseyde, suggests that a medieval treatise on friendship is appropriate and engaging. Offering a solution to one of history’s most vexing problems is John Bugbee’s essay “Solving Dorigen Trilemma” by examining the tension between oath and law in the Franklin’s and Physician’s Tales. Karen Green’s essay “What Were the Ladies in the City Reading? The Libraries of Christine de Pizaan’s Contemporaries” provides a clearer insight into the intellect of Christine and her colleagues. Along with these articles, twenty-four reviews, from the United States and all over the world, are included, truly making Medievalia et Humanistica an international publication.

To reflect the submissions and audience for Medievalia et Humanistica, the editorial and review boards have been expended to include ten members from the United States and ten international
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781442208131
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 1/16/2011
  • Series: Medievalia et Humanistica Series , #36
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 216
  • File size: 271 KB

Meet the Author

Paul Maurice Clogan is professor of English at the University of North Texas and a fellow of the American Academy in Rome. He is editor of The Medieval Archilleid of Statius and author of numerous articles on classical, medieval, and Renaissance literature.
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Table of Contents

Editorial Note
Manuscript Submission Guidelines
Articles for Future Volumes
Preface
The Ultimate Transgression of the Courtly World: Peasants on the Courtly Stage and Their Grotesque Quests for Sexual Pleasures
One Mind, One Heart, One Purse: Integrating Friendship Traditions and the Case of Troilus and Criseyde
Solving Dorigen's Trilemma: Oath and Law in the Franklin's and Physician's Tales
What Were the Ladies in the City of Ladies Reading?: The Libraries of Christine de Pizan's Contemporaries

Review Articles
English Regional Identity
Robert W. Barrett,Jr., Against All England: Regional Identity and Cheshire Writing, 1195-1656
England and Iberia
Maria Bullón-Fernández, ed., England and Iberia in the Middle Ages, 12th-15th Century. Cultural, Literary and Political Exchanges (Jose Carlos Redondo-Olmedilla, University of Almeria)
Alternative Christianities
Daniel E. Bornstein, ed., Medieval Christianity: A People's History of Christianity, vol. 4 (Eva von Contzen, Ruhr-Universitat Bochum)
Dale Kent, Friendship, Love, and Trust in Renaissance Florence (Christoph Pieper, Leiden University)
Review Notices
Amadis of Gaul, vols. 1 and 2
(Craig M. Nakashian)
Ames, Christine Caldwell, Righteous Persecutions: Inquisitions, Dominicans, and Christianity in the Middle Ages
Badir, Patricia, The Maudlin Impression: English Literary Images of Mary Magdalene, 1550-1700.
Brosens, Koenrraad, ed., European Tapestries in the Art Institute of Chicago
Burrow, John A., The Poetry of Praise. Cambridge Studies in Medieval Literature
Carver, Martin, Catherine Hill, and Jonathen Scheschkeswitz, Wasperton: A Roman British and Anglosaxan Community in Central England
Clarke, Peter and Tony Claydon, eds. The Church, the Afterlife and the Fate of the Soul
Devun, Leah, Prophecy, Alchemy and the End of Time: John of Rupescissa in the Late Middle Ages
Ebbesen, Sten, Topics in Latin Philosophy from the 12th-14th Centuries
Einbinder, Susan, No Place of Rest. Jewish Literature, Expulsion, and the Memory of Medieval France
Felbrgge, Ferdinand, Law in Medieval Russia
Gamoran, Hillel, Jewish Law in transition: How Forces Overcame the Prohibition against Lending Interest
Gardner, James, Marco Girolamo Vida. Christiad
Hill, John, M. The Narrative Pulse of Beowulf: Arrivals and Departures
Kolve, V. A., Telling Images: Chaucer and the Imagery of Narrative II
Mayvaert, Paul, The Art of Words: Bede and Theodulf
Muller, Ulrich, Ingrid Bennewitz, and Franz Viktor Spechtler, eds.,Neidhart-Lieder: Texte und Melodien sämtlicher Handschriften und Drucke
Peterson, David S., ed., Florence and Beyond: Cultures, Society and Politics in Renaissance Italy; Essays in Honour of John M. Najemy, with Daniel E. Bornstein
Swanson, R. N., Indulgences in Late Medieval England: Passports to Paradise?
Syros, Vasileios, Die Rezeption der aristotelischen politischen Philosophie bei Marsilius von Padua. Eine Untersuchung zur ersten Diktion des Defensor pacis
Vassilaki, Maria, The Painter Angelos and Icon-Painting in Venetian Crete
Zombori, Istvain, ed., Közép-Európa harca a török ellen a 16 század elsö felében [The Central Europeans' struggle with the Turks during the former half of the sixteenth century]
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