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The literature of the Middle Ages.

W. T. H. Jackson

The literature of the Middle Ages.

by W. T. H. Jackson

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Published by Columbia University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literature, Medieval -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN671 .J3 1960
    The Physical Object
    Pagination432 p.
    Number of Pages432
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5800003M
    LC Control Number60013153
    OCLC/WorldCa327518

    Literature during the Middle Ages revealed that although medieval people acknowledged the primacy of Christian doctrine and the ritual practices that went with it (baptism, communion, confession, etc.), not all accepted the concepts of a single form of Christianity and the primacy of religious values. Art, music and literature blossomed in the Middle Ages, as evidenced by the wealth of sources in the British Library’s collections. Dr Alixe Bovey explores the evolution of art and culture in the Middle Ages.

      Originally published in , The Image of the Middle Ages in Romantic and Victorian Literature looks at the impact of medievalism in the 18 th and 19 th centuries and the importance of post-Enlightenment literary religious medievalism. The book suggests that religious medievalism was not a superficial cultural phenomenon and that the romantic spirit with which it was chronologically Cited by:   Buy a cheap copy of The Middle Ages (Penguin History of book. This opening volume of The Penguin History of Literature begins with the earliest surviving documents of literary importance, dating from around AD. It ends Free shipping over $

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