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Author Vettori, Alessandro, author

Title Poets of divine love : Franciscan mystical poetry of the thirteenth century / Alessandro Vettori
Edition First edition
Published New York : Fordham University Press, 2004
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Description 1 online resource (xxi, 226 pages)
Series Fordham series in medieval studies ; no. 3
Fordham series in medieval studies ; no. 3
Contents Theater of nudity -- Mysticism of sexual union -- Harmony of the cosmos -- Origins of the canon -- Theology of ravishment -- Ecstasy of agapic love -- Symphony of the ineffable
Summary Vettori investigates the emerging Franciscan tradition in motifs of the body, metaphors of matrimony, & in musical harmony in Italy during the High Middle Ages, as well as the relationships between the poetic mission of St Francis & Genesis, erotic love ecstatic union, & the poetics of the sermon
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 205-217) and index
Notes Online resource; title from HTML home page (EBSCO, viewed February 21, 2014)
Subject Francis, of Assisi, Saint, 1182-1226.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2003024725
ISBN 0823240916 (electronic bk.)
082324833X (electronic bk.)
9780823240913 (electronic bk.)
9780823248339 (electronic bk.)