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Author Mackley, J. S. (Jude S.)

Title The legend of St. Brendan : a comparative study of the Latin and Anglo-Norman versions / by J.S. Mackley
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (x, 350 pages)
Series The Northern world, 1569-1462 ; v. 39
Northern world ; v. 39
Contents Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; Introduction; Chapter One St Brendan: the man and the manuscripts; Chapter Two Accepting the fantastic: from the familiar to the fantastic-uncanny; Chapter Three The marvels of the ocean: from the fantasticuncanny to the marvellous; Chapter Four The mirrors of salvation; Conclusion; Appendix One The genealogy of the manuscripts of the Navigatio and the Anglo-Norman Voyage; Appendix Two Translation of the Anglo-Norman Voyage of St Brendan; Bibliography; Index
Summary Presenting a comparative study of the Latin and Anglo-Norman Versions of the Voyage of Brendan, this work offers an insight into the way that fantastic imagery was used to discuss sensitive theological issues in one of the most popular medieval narratives. It also addresses issues raised with respect to theological parallels
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 313-326) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Brendan, Saint, the Voyager, approximately 483-577.
Navigatio Sancti Brendani -- Translations.
Genre/Form Translations.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2008009739
ISBN 9004166629 (hardback ; alk. paper)
9047442806 (electronic bk.)
9789004166622 (hardback ; alk. paper)
9789047442806 (electronic bk.)
(hardback ; alk. paper)
Other Titles Legend of Saint Brendan