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Title Textual and visual representations of power and justice in medieval France : manuscripts and early printed books / edited by Rosalind Brown-Grant, Anne D. Hedeman, and Bernard Ribemont
Published London : Routledge, 2016
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Contents 1. Translating power for the princes of the blood : Laurent de Premierfait's Des cas des nobles hommes et femmes / Anne D. Hedeman -- 2. How to wield power with justice : the fifteenth-century Roman de Florimont as a Burgundian "Mirror for princes" / Rosalind Brown-Grant -- 3. The just captain in the Jouvencel by Jean de Bueil / Michelle Szkilnik -- 4. Reconfiguring Queen Truth in Paris, BnF, Ms. fr. 22542 (Songe du Vieil Pelerin) / Kristin Bourassa -- 5. Allegorical design and political image-making in late medieval France / Cynthia J. Brown -- 6. The wolf, the shepherd, and the whale : critiquing the King through metaphor in the reign of Louis XI / Lydwine Scordia -- 7. Passing sentence : variations on the figure of the judge in French political, legal, and historical texts from the thirteenth to the fifteenth century / Barbara Denis-Morel -- 8. The judge and the martyr : images of power and justice in religious manuscripts from the twelfth to the fifteenth centuries / Maïté Billoré and Esther Dehoux -- 9. Beastly power, holy justice in late medieval France : from Robert Gobin's Loups ravissans to Books of hours / Mary Beth Winn -- 10. The Queen on trial : spectacle of innocence, performance of beauty / Yasmina Foehr-Janssens -- 11. Claude of France : justice, power, and the Queen as advocate for her people / Kathleen Wilson-Chevalier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed January 26, 2017)
Subject Early printed books -- France
French literature -- To 1500 -- History and criticism.
Justice in art.
Justice in literature.
Manuscripts, French.
Power (Social sciences) in art.
Power (Social sciences) in literature.
Early printed books.
French literature.
Justice in art.
Justice in literature.
Manuscripts, French.
Politics and government.
Power (Social sciences) in art.
Power (Social sciences) in literature.
Social conditions.
France -- Politics and government -- 1328-1589 -- Sources
France -- Politics and government -- 987-1328 -- Sources
France -- Social conditions -- 987-1515 -- Sources
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Brown-Grant, Rosalind, editor.
Hedeman, Anne D., 1952- editor.
Ribémont, Bernard, editor.
ISBN 1351895451