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Figurae: Reading Medieval Culture

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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
    Hardback | £59.00
    Paperback | £23.99
  2. The Artificiality of Christianity
    In The Artificiality of Christianity, the author's primary goal is to distill from monastic literature a poetical tool that can be used to decipher the literary structure of religious texts; a secondary goal is to show the centrality... Learn More
    Published: 17th October 2002
    Hardback | £55.00
  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 by way of... Learn More
    Published: 1st October 2002
    Hardback | £52.00
  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
    Hardback | £61.00
    Paperback | £24.99
  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 from Germany, France,... Learn More
    Published: 1st March 2002
    Hardback | £52.00
  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
    Paperback | £19.99
  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
    Hardback | £47.00
  8. Space Between Words
    This book explains how a change in writing—the introduction of word separation—led to the development of silent reading during the period from late antiquity to the 15th century. It also explains why word separation was so... Learn More
    Published: 1st January 2000
    Paperback | £29.99
  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
    Hardback | £59.00
  10. Dying for God
    Scholars have come to realize that we can and need to speak of a twin birth of Christianity and Judaism, not a genealogy in which one is parent to the other. In this book, the author develops a revised understanding of the interactions... Learn More
    Published: 1st November 1999
    Hardback | £44.00
    Paperback | £19.99
  11. Images of the Medieval Peasant
    This book examines the conflicting images of peasants from the post-Carolingian period to the German Peasants' War—how they were represented as subhuman yet as close to God; as contemptible yet as exemplary Christians—and... Learn More
    Published: 1st January 1999
    Hardback | £61.00
  12. Images of the Medieval Peasant
    This book examines the conflicting images of peasants from the post-Carolingian period to the German Peasants' War—how they were represented as subhuman yet as close to God; as contemptible yet as exemplary Christians—and... Learn More
    Published: 1st January 1999
    Paperback | £25.99
  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.... Learn More
    Published: 1st August 1998
    Hardback | £41.00
  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. Drawing on the contrast between Bakhtin's concepts of the carnivalesque and... Learn More
    Published: 1st June 1998
    Hardback | £51.00
  15. Writing the Dead
    Written by one of the world's leading paleographers, this book reconstructs the ways Western cultures have used writing—on tombstones, monuments, scrolls, books, posters—to commemorate the dead from the tombs of ancient Egypt... Learn More
    Published: 1st March 1998
    Hardback | £33.00
  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
    Hardback | £52.00
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