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Author Heinzer, Felix.

Title Klosterreform und mittelalterliche Buchkultur im deutschen Südwesten / von Felix Heinzer
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 618 pages) : illustrations
Series Mittellateinische Studien und Texte, 0076-9754 ; v. 39
Mittellateinische Studien und Texte ; Bd. 39
Contents I. Die Reichenau in karolingischer und ottonischer Zeit -- II. Hochmittelalterliche Benediktinerreform : Hirsau und sein Kreis -- III. Zisterzienser und Zisterzienserinnen -- IV. Reformen am Vorabend der Reformation
Summary "Heinzer's book, a series of case studies, deals with the fundamental relation between monastic reform and book production in the middle ages in the southwestern part of the German-speaking area during the period from the 9th to the early 16th century. This book, thus, might be considered as a complementary contribution to a long-term project, initiated by scholars of mediaeval German studies (Nigel Palmer and Hans-Jochen Schiewer), of reconstructing a "Literary Topography of south-west Germany", dealing however almost exclusively with Latin texts and focusing not as much on more specifically literary matters, but rather on aspects of formal (esthetical) interest as well as on the conditions of writing and reading and on the social formations which fostered production and dissemination of texts and books in the examined field."--Jacket
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 351-597) and indexes
Notes Primarily in German, with one essay in Italian and one in French
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Subject Manuscripts, Latin -- Germany.
Monasticism and religious orders -- Germany -- History -- Middle Ages, 600-1500
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2008011342
ISBN 9047443292 (electronic bk.)
9789047443292 (electronic bk.)
(hardback ; alk. paper)
(hardback ; alk. paper)