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Reading and Writing in Medieval England Martin Chase

Reading and Writing in Medieval England

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    Reading and Writing in Medieval England

    Editorial: Boydell & Brewer

    Idioma: Inglés

    ISBN: 9781787444416

    Formatos: PDF (con DRM de Adobe)

    $24.99

    Medios de pago
      Reading and Writing in Medieval England Martin Chase

      Reading and Writing in Medieval England

      $24.99

      Medios de pago

        Reading and Writing in Medieval England

        Editorial: Boydell & Brewer

        Idioma: Inglés

        ISBN: 9781787444416

        Formatos: PDF (con DRM de Adobe)

        $24.99

        Medios de pago
          Sinopsis
          Reading, writing, sharing texts, and book ownership in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, and how they fostered social and intellectual links and networks between individuals, particularly among women: these are subjects which the pioneering work of Mary C. Erler has done so much to illuminate. The essays here, in this volume in her honour, build on her scholarship, engaging with Professor Erler's characteristic use of bibliography in the service of biography by investigating how the physical object of the book can enlighten our understanding of medieval readers and writers. They analyze, for example, what "reading" means in terms of the act itself (and the accessories, such as bookmarks, that helped to set the stage for reading), whether done aloud or silently, in such different venues as an aristocratic court, bourgeois household, village community, and monastic cloister. They also consider the culture of medieval reading practices, especially those of women, across social classes, and in terms of the transition between the pre- and post-Reformation periods; the fluidity of genre boundaries; and changes in devotional reading and writing in this liminal period.A wide variety of genres are covered, including secular romance, devotional texts, schoolbooks, and the illustrated Old Testament preface to the famous Queen Mary Psalter, which recasts the story and image of ancient Israelites to suit elite readerly taste.MARTIN CHASE is Professor of English and Medieval Studies at Fordham University; MARYANNE KOWALESKI is Joseph Fitzpatrick S.J. Distinguished Professor of History and Medieval Studies at Fordham University.CONTRIBUTORS: Allison Alberts, Caroline M. Barron, Heather Blatt, Martin Chase, Joyce Coleman, Sheila Lindenbaum, Joel T. Rosenthal, Michael G. Sargent, Kathryn A. Smith.
          Acerca de Martin Chase

          Martin Chase is Professor of English and Medieval Studies at Fordham University; having graduated from Oberlin College, The University of Michigan, The University of Toronto and Weston School of Theology (Boston College)

          Acerca de Maryanne Kowaleski

          Maryanne Kowaleski is Joseph Fitzpatrick S.J. Distinguished Professor of History and Medieval Studies at Fordham University; having previously graduated from University of Michigan, Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies and the University of Toronto

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