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Early works to 1800
|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Crying in the Middle Ages : Tears of History.
Hoboken : Taylor & Francis, ©2011
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
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|Description:||1 online resource (351 pages).|
|Contents:||Cover; Crying in the Middle Ages Tears of History; Copyright; Contents; Figures; Acknowledgments; Introduction : "Going They Went and Wept" Tears in Medieval Discourse; Prolegomenon : Considerations of Weeping and Sincerity in the Middle Ages; Part I : Tears and Image; 1. Women Mourners in Byzantine Art, Literature, and Society; 2. The Eve Fragment from Autun and the Emotionalism of Pilgrimage; 3. Weeping Women: Social Roles and Images in Fourteenth-Century Tuscany; 4. The Paradoxical Rhetoric of Tears: Looking at the Madrid Descent from the Cross; Part II : Tears and Religious Experience. 5. A Penitent Prepares: Affect, Contrition, and Tears6. "He Cried and Made Others Cry": Crying as a Sign of Pietistic Authenticity or Deception in Medieval Islamic Preaching; 7. Si puose calcina a' propi occhi: The Importance of the Gift of Tears for Thirteenth-Century Religious Women and their Hagiographers; 8. Weeping as Discourse between Heaven and Earth: The Transformative Power of Tears in Medieval Jewish Literature; Part III : Tears and Narrative; 9. The Shedding of Tears in Late Anglo-Saxon England; 10. Tears and Trial: Weeping as Forensic Evidence in Piers Plowman. 11. A Sorrowful Song: On Tears in Chrétien de Troyes's Philomena12. Crying in Public and in Private: Tears and Crying in Medieval German Literature; Coda: Transmitting Despair by Manuscript and Print; Bibliography; Contributors; Index.|
|Series Title:||Routledge studies in medieval religion and culture.|