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Author Murdoch, Brian, 1944-

Title The apocryphal Adam and Eve in medieval Europe : vernacular translations and adaptations of the Vita Adae et Evae / Brian Murdoch
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2009


Description 1 online resource (x, 292 pages)
Series Oxford scholarship online
Oxford scholarship online.
Oxford scholarship online. Religion module
Contents Conventions of Reference; Abbreviations; 1. Apocrypha, Pseudepigrapha, the Adambooks, and the Vita Adae et Evae; 2. Ireland; 3. England, Wales, and Cornwall; 4. The Holy Roman Empire and Beyond; 5. France, Brittany, and Italy; 6. Iconography; 7. Litteras Achiliachas: Conclusion; Appendix: An Overview of the Vernacular Texts; Bibliography; Index
Summary This text explores what happened to Adam and Eve after their expulsion from Paradise. Professor Murdoch considers the varied development of the apocryphal material, and presents an analysis of the flourishing medieval tradition of Adam and Eve, celebrated in European prose, verse, and drama
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-285) and index
Notes Print version record
SUBJECT Life of Adam and Eve -- Influence
Life of Adam and Eve fast
Subject Apocryphal Adam books -- Criticism, interpretation, etc
Literature, Medieval -- Stories, plots, etc.
Literature, Medieval -- History and criticism.
RELIGION -- Christianity -- Literature & the Arts.
Apocryphal Adam books
Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.)
Literature, Medieval
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Stories, plots, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780191569807