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Ritual and rhetoric: intellectual and ceremonial backgrounds to Middle English literature

Norman Toby Simms

Ritual and rhetoric: intellectual and ceremonial backgrounds to Middle English literature

a critical survey of relevant scholarship.

by Norman Toby Simms

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Published by Norwood Editions in [Norwood, Pa.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English literature -- Middle English, 1100-1500. -- Bibliography.,
  • Rhetoric, Medieval -- Bibliography.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ2012 .S55
    The Physical Object
    Pagination358 p.
    Number of Pages358
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5293538M
    ISBN 100883056143
    LC Control Number72014146

    E.R. Curtius, European Literature and the Latin Middle Ages. A.G. Rigg, A History of Anglo-Latin Literature, OR Michael Lapidge, Anglo-Latin Literature, AND Anglo-Latin Literature, English faculty in the Medieval Literary Studies field of focus. Literature and the Law of Nations recognizes the specific nature of early modern international law by showing how major writers of the English Renaissance-including Shakespeare, Milton, and Hobbes-deployed genres like epic, tragedy, comedy, tragicomedy, and history to shore up the canonical subjects and objects of modern international law. Current Projects: “The Old English Durham, the Historia de Sancto Cuthberto and the Unreformed in Anglo-Saxon Literature”; “Saint Wulfstan, European Culture, and the Myth of Anglo-Saxon Worcester”; a book, The Theoretical Life, that explores experimental writing and communal subjectivity in English monasteries,


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