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Title Author, reader, book : medieval authorship in theory and practice / edited by Stephen Partridge and Erik Kwakkel
Published Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, [2012]
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Description 1 online resource (vi, 305 pages) : illustrations
Contents The Trouble with Theology: Ethical Poetics and the Ends of Scripture / Alastair Minnis -- Wit, laughter and authority in Walter Map's De nugis curialium (Courtiers' trifles) / Sebastian Coxon -- Late-Medieval Text Collections: A Codicological Typology Based on Single-Author Manuscripts / Erik Kwakkel -- The Censorship Trope in Geoffrey Chaucer's Manciple's Tale as Ovidian Metaphor in a Gowerian and Ricardian Context / Anita Obermeier -- 'The Makere of this Boke': Chaucer's 'Retraction' and the Author as Scribe and Compiler / Stephen Partridge -- Reading for Authority: Portraits of Christine de Pizan and Her Readers / Deborah McGrady -- Vernacular Auctoritas in Late Medieval England: Writing After the Constitutions / Kirsty Campbell -- Master Henryson and Father Aesop / Ian Higgins -- Erasmus' Lucubrationes: Genesis of a Literary Oeuvre / Mark Vessey
Summary The broad chronological range within this volume reveals the persistence of literary concerns that remain consistent through different periods, languages, and cultural contexts. Theoretical reflections, case studies from a wide variety of languages, examinations of devotional literature from figures such as Bishop Reginald Pecock, and analyses of works that are more secular in focus, including some by Chaucer and Christine de Pizan, come together in this volume to transcend linguistic and disciplinary boundaries."--Pub. desc
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Text chiefly in English. Includes text in Latin. Includes some text in French followed by the translation in English
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Subject Authors and readers -- History -- To 1500.
Authorship -- History -- To 1500.
Literature, Medieval -- History and criticism.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
History.
Form Electronic book
Author Kwakkel, Erik, 1970-
Partridge, Stephen Bradford.
ISBN 1442665742 (electronic bk.)
9781442665743 (electronic bk.)