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Author Hobbins, Daniel, 1966-

Title Authorship and publicity before print : Jean Gerson and the transformation of late medieval learning / Daniel Hobbins
Published Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, ©2009


Description 1 online resource (xii, 335 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Middle Ages series
Contents Gerson as bookman : prescribing "the common school of theological truth" -- Justifying authorship : new diseases and new cures -- A tour of medieval authorship : late works and poetry -- Literary expression : logic, rhetoric, and scholarly vice -- The schoolman as public intellectual : implications of the late medieval tract -- Publishing before print (1) : a series of publishing moments -- Publishing before print (2) : from coterie readership to massive market
Summary Modern scholarship has struggled to define Jean Gerson's place in history despite the fact that he was regarded by his contemporaraies as one of the most powerful theologians of the late 14th and early 15th centuries. Daniel Hobbins however argues that Gerson was a mirror of the complex cultural and intellectual shifts of his age
Analysis "Multi-User"
Notes OldControl:muse9780812202298
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes In English
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Subject Gerson, Jean, 1363-1429 -- Books and reading
Gerson, Jean, 1363-1429
Gerson, Jean, 1363-1429 -- Books and reading
Gerson, Jean, 1363-1429
Gerson, Jean, 1363-1429.
Books and reading -- Europe -- History -- To 1500
Authorship -- History -- To 1500
HISTORY -- Medieval.
Books and reading.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780812202298