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  1. The Subject Medieval/Modern
    This ambitious book presents the most thorough historicist account to date of the development of subjectivity in the medieval period, as traced in medieval literature and historical documentation . Presenting the essence of the... Learn More
    Published: 17th December 2003
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  2. The Artificiality of Christianity
    The writings of Anselm of Canterbury (1033-1109) reveal how the monastic mind, oscillating between hope and despair, was absorbed in technical exercises rather than in religious emotions. Early on monasticism had developed procedures... Learn More
    Published: 17th October 2002
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  3. Courtly Contradictions
    Where does courtly literature come from? What is the meaning of "courtly love"? What is the relation between religious and secular culture in the Middle Ages, and why does it matter? This book addresses these questions,... Learn More
    Published: 1st October 2002
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  4. Music, Body, and Desire in Medieval Culture
    Ranging chronologically from the twelfth to the fifteenth centuries and thematically from Latin to vernacular literary modes, this book challenges standard assumptions about the musical cultures and philosophies of the European... Learn More
    Published: 1st June 2002
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  5. The Ambivalences of Medieval Religious Drama
    What is medieval religious drama, and what function does it serve in negotiating between the domains of theology and popular life? This book aims to answer these questions by studying three sets of these dramas: tenth-century... Learn More
    Published: 1st March 2002
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  6. ‘Begotten, Not Made’
    This book interprets fourth-century theological discourse as an incident in the history of masculine gender, arguing that Nicene trinitarian doctrine is a crucial site not only for theological innovation but also for reimagining... Learn More
    Published: 1st July 2000
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  7. ‘Begotten, Not Made’
    This book interprets fourth-century theological discourse as an incident in the history of masculine gender, arguing that Nicene trinitarian doctrine is a crucial site not only for theological innovation but also for reimagining... Learn More
    Published: 1st July 2000
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  8. Space Between Words
    Reading, like any human activity, has a history. Modern reading is a silent and solitary activity. Ancient reading was usually oral, either aloud, in groups, or individually, in a muffled voice. The text format in which thought... Learn More
    Published: 1st January 2000
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  9. Dante’s Testaments
    This book explores the wide range of Dante's reading and the extent to which he transformed what he read, whether in the biblical canon, in the ancient Latin poets, in such Christian authorities as Augustine or Benedict, or in... Learn More
    Published: 1st November 1999
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  10. Dying for God
    Not long ago, everyone knew that Judaism came before Christianity. More recently, scholars have begun to recognize that the historical picture is quite a bit more complicated than that. In the Jewish world of the first century,... Learn More
    Published: 1st November 1999
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  11. Images of the Medieval Peasant
    The medieval clergy, aristocracy, and commercial classes tended to regard peasants as objects of contempt and derision. In religious writings, satires, sermons, chronicles, and artistic representations peasants often appeared... Learn More
    Published: 1st January 1999
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  12. Images of the Medieval Peasant
    The medieval clergy, aristocracy, and commercial classes tended to regard peasants as objects of contempt and derision. In religious writings, satires, sermons, chronicles, and artistic representations peasants often appeared... Learn More
    Published: 1st January 1999
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  13. Contrary Things
    This work of intellectual and cultural history seeks to understand the recurring connection of teaching with contradiction in some major texts of the European Middle Ages. It moves comfortably between patristic and monastic exegesis,... Learn More
    Published: 1st August 1998
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  14. Desire Against the Law
    The churches and manuscripts of medieval Europe incessantly juxtapose imagery depicting sacred themes with likenesses of the crudest and basest nature. This book examines such contrasts in six major works of pre-1350 Spanish literature,... Learn More
    Published: 1st June 1998
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  15. Writing the Dead
    Written by one of the world’s leading paleographers, this book poses two fundamental questions: When did human beings begin—and why have they continued—to decide that a certain number of their dead had a right... Learn More
    Published: 1st March 1998
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  16. Reading Myth
    This book explores the appropriation and transformation of classical mythology by French culture from the mid-twelfth century to about 1430. Each of the five chapters focuses on a specific moment in this process and asks: What... Learn More
    Published: 1st December 1997
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