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Title The Christ child in medieval culture : alpha es et o! / edited by Mary Dzon and Theresa M. Kenney
Published Toronto [Ont.] : University of Toronto Press, [2012]
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Description 1 online resource (xxii, 349 pages) : illustrations, facsimiles
Contents Introduction: the infancy of scholarship on the Medieval Christ child / Mary Dzon and Theresa M. Kenney -- 1. The Christ child as a sacrifice: a medieval tradition and the English cycle plays / Leah S. Marcus -- 2. The manger as Calvary and altar in the Middle English nativity lyric / Theresa Kenney -- 3. Signs of death: the sacrificial Christ child in late-medieval art / Elina Gertsman -- 4. The Christ child in the tree: the motif in the thirteenth-century wood-of-the-cross legends and Arthurian romances / Nicole Fallon -- 5. Birgitta of Sweden and Christ's clothing / Mary Dzon -- 6. Women wielding knives: the circumcision of Christ by his mother in an illustrated manuscript of the Meditationes vitae Christi (Paris, Bibliothèque national de France ital. 115) / Holly Flora -- 7. Ihusus is unser!: the Christ child in the German sister books / Richard Keickhefer -- 8. The holy tooth: dentition, childhood development, and the cult of the Christ child / William MacLehose -- 9. 'The ink of our mortality': the late-medieval image of the writing Christ child / Mary McDevitt -- 10. Reshapings of the childhood miracles of Jesus / Pamela Sheingorn -- Epilogue / Miri Rubin
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Includes some text in Latin and Middle English
Description based on print version record
Subject Jesus Christ -- Childhood -- Art.
Jesus Christ -- Childhood -- In literature.
Christian art and symbolism -- Medieval, 500-1500.
Civilization, Medieval.
Religious thought -- Middle Ages, 600-1500.
Genre/Form Art.
Form Electronic book
Author Dzon, Mary, 1972-
Kenney, Theresa M.
ISBN 0802099645
1442695331 (electronic bk.)
9781442695337 (electronic bk.)