Truth And Convention In The Middle Ages

Author: Ruth Morse
Editor: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521302111
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This book examines in detail the diverse ways in which ostensibly 'historical' narratives established their legitimacy.
Truth and Convention in the Middle Ages
Language: en
Pages: 295
Authors: Ruth Morse, Morse Ruth
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 1991 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This book examines in detail the diverse ways in which ostensibly 'historical' narratives established their legitimacy.
Intersections of Gender, Religion and Ethnicity in the Middle Ages
Language: en
Pages: 226
Authors: C. Beattie, K. Fenton
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-11-24 - Publisher: Springer

This collection of essays focuses attention on how medieval gender intersects with other categories of difference, particularly religion and ethnicity. It treats the period c.800-1500, with a particular focus on the era of the Gregorian reform movement, the First Crusade, and its linked attacks on Jews at home.
Authority and Gender in Medieval and Renaissance Chronicles
Language: en
Pages: 495
Authors: Juliana Dresvina, Nicholas Sparks
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-12-18 - Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

This volume is an attempt to discuss the ways in which themes of authority and gender can be traced in the writing of chronicles and chronicle-like writings from the early Middle Ages to the Renaissance. With major contributions by fourteen authors, each of them specialists in the field, this study
The English and Their Legacy, 900-1200
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: David Roffe
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012 - Publisher: Boydell Press

The dynamics of medieval societies in England and beyond form the focus of these essays on the Anglo-Norman world.
Cultural Studies of the Modern Middle Ages
Language: en
Pages: 305
Authors: E. Joy, M. Seaman, K. Bell, M. Ramsey
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-12-09 - Publisher: Springer

This volume brings together contemporary popular entertainment, current political subjects, and medieval history and culture to investigate the intersecting and often tangled relations between politics, aesthetics, reality and fiction, in relation to issues of morality, identity, social values, power, and justice, both in the past and the present.