Testaments, Donations, and the Values of Books as Gifts: A Study of Records from Medieval England before 1450

Testaments, Donations, and the Values of Books as Gifts: A Study of Records from Medieval England before 1450

by Janika Bischof

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783631633151
Publisher: Peter Lang Pub Inc
Publication date: 02/12/2014
Series: Muensteraner Monographien zur englischen Literatur / Muenster Monographs on English Literature Series , #36
Pages: 354
Product dimensions: 5.83(w) x 8.27(h) x 0.04(d)

About the Author

Janika Bischof studied English Philology in Münster (Germany) and St Andrews (UK). She worked as research assistant at the collaborative research centre Symbolische Kommunikation und gesellschaftliche Wertesysteme in the project Das Buchgeschenk in England im Spätmittelalter at the University of Münster. She is currently research assistant at a specialist library.

Table of Contents

Contents: Theory of Gifts – Material and Immaterial Values – Donations and Testaments as Records of Book Gifts – Semantic Fields as Indicators of Value – The Values of Medieval Books.

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