Medieval Manuscripts, Their Makers and Users A Special Issue of Viator in Honor of Richard and Mary Rouse,

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Editore: Turnhout Brepols 2011, 2011
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Hardback, VI+321 p., 88 b/w ill., 178 x 254 mm. ISBN 9782503538945. The patronage, making, preservation, and use of medieval manuscripts across cultures and across the centuries: essays by eminent scholars in the field of manuscript studies. The essays in this collection pertain to art history, medieval Latin culture both ecclesiastic and legal, the history of vernacular literatures, and the devotional practices of the laity. They reflect the patronage of authors and manuscript painters, from the royal through the monastic to the urban middle class, and they trace the sometimes astonishing afterlife of manuscripts. The subject matter of these studies ranges chronologically from late antiquity to the later Middle Ages, adding the emergent medievalism of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Its geographic breadth extends through the major Western cultures and literatures, from England to Italy, Germany, and France. Its wide range in time and space reflects the lifetime of manuscript research, teaching, and collecting by its honorees, Richard and Mary Rouse. A particular emphasis distinguishes this volume from other such collections: its stress on the use, and usefulness, of medieval manuscripts in the teaching of most historical disciplines in Western culture, from the broad undergraduate survey (of art, literature, history) to the specialized graduate seminar. In the last half century, public colleges and universities have increasingly appreciated the pedagogical opportunities inherent in building, through gift and purchase, collections of medieval manuscripts, formerly thought to be the province only of wealthy private schools. No similar collection of manuscript studies exhibits so clearly the role of medieval manuscripts in teaching. The specialist authors represented in this volume have displayed, over the whole of their careers, an ability to combine the highest caliber of research with an eagerness to make their subject accessible to others through teaching and writing and public lectures. The essays offer the results of new and sometimes technical research, set forth in a manner intelligible not only to the expert but to the interested amateur. Languages : English, French. 0 g. Codice inventario libreria 40468

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Titolo: Medieval Manuscripts, Their Makers and Users...

Casa editrice: Turnhout Brepols 2011

Data di pubblicazione: 2011

Legatura: Hardcover

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