Poets, Saints, and Visionaries of the Great Schism, 1378-1417

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First edition. xi+240 pages with index. Illustrated in black and white. Cloth. Fine in dustjacket. For almost forty years, from 1378 to 1417, the Western Church was divided into ... rival camps headed by two-and eventually three-competing popes. The so-called Great Schism provoked a profound and long-lasting anxiety throughout Europe-an anxiety that reverberated throughout clerical circles and among the ordinary faithful. In "Poets, Saints, and Visionaries of the Great Schism", Renate Blumenfeld-Kosinski looks beyond the political and ecclesiastical storm and finds an outpouring of artistic, literary, and visionary responses to one of the great calamities of the late Middle Ages. Modern historians have analyzed the Great Schism mostly from the perspective of church politics. Blumenfeld-Kosinski shifts our attention to several groups that have not before been considered together: saintly men and women (such as Catherine of Siena, Pedro of Aragon, Vincent Ferrer, and Constance de Rabastens), politically awa Read more Show Less

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For almost forty years, from 1378 to 1417, the Western Church was divided into rival camps headed by two-and eventually three-competing popes. The so-called Schism provoked a profound and long-lasting anxiety throughout Europe-an anxiety that reverberated throughout clerical circles and among the ordinary faithful. In Poets, Saints, and Visionaries of the Great Schism, Renate Blumenfeld-Kosinski looks beyond the political and ecclesiastical storm and finds an outpouring of artistic, literary, and visionary responses to one of the great calamities of the late Middle Ages.

Modern historians have analyzed the Great Schism mostly from the perspective of church politics. Blumenfeld-Kosinski shifts our attention to several groups that have not before been considered together: saintly men and women (such as Catherine of Siena, Pedro of Aragon, Vincent Ferrer, and Constance de Rabastens), politically aware and committed poets (such as Philippe de Mézières and Christine de Pizan), and prophets (for example, the mysterious Telesphorus of Cosenza and the authors of the anonymous Prophecies of the Last Popes). Not surprisingly, these groups often saw the Schism as an apocalyptic sign of the end times. Images abounded of the divided Church as a two-headed monster or suffering widow.

A twelfth-century "prelude" looks at the schism of 1159 and the role the famous visionaries Hildegard of Bingen and Elisabeth of Schönau played in this earlier crisis in order to define common threads of "mystical activism" as well as the profound differences with the later Great Schism. Poets, Saints, and Visionaries of the Great Schism will be of interest to students and scholars of medieval and early modern history, religious studies, and literature.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780271027494
  • Publisher: Penn State University Press
  • Publication date: 2/28/2006
  • Format: Library Binding
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 256
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.72 (d)

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Renate Blumenfeld-Kosinski is Professor of French at the University of Pittsburgh. Her books include Not of Woman Born: Representations of Caesarean Birth in Medieval and Renaissance Culture (1990) and Reading Myth: Classical Mythology and Its Interpretations in Medieval French Literature (1997).

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Table of Contents

1 A twelfth-century prelude : Hildegard of Bingen, Elisabeth of Schonau, John of Salisbury, and the Schism of 1159 19
2 Saints and visionaries I : from the 1360s to the beginnings of the Schism 31
3 Saints and visionaries II : the later Schism years 61
4 Poetic visions of the Great Schism I : Philippe de Mezieres and Eustache Deschamps 97
5 Poetic visions of the Great Schism II : Honore Bovet and Christine de Pizan 133
6 Prophets of the Great Schism 165
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