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Mirror in parchment : the Luttrell Psalter and the making of medieval England

Author: Michael Camille
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"What is the status of visual evidence in history? Can we actually see the past through images? Where are the traces of previous lives deposited? Michael Camille addresses these important questions in Mirror in Parchment, a lively, searching study of one medieval manuscript, its patron, producers, and historical progeny."--Publisher's description.
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Genre/Form: Illustrations
Pictorial works
Named Person: Geoffrey Luttrell, Sir
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Camille
ISBN: 0226092402 9780226092409
OCLC Number: 38566718
Description: 410 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: The Manuscript as Mirror --
The Lord's Arms: Knighthood, War and Play --
The Lord's Hall: Feasting, Family and Fashion --
The Lord's Church: Monument, Sermon and Memory --
The Lord's Lands: Men, Women and Machines --
The Lord's Folk: Masks, Mummers and Monsters --
The Lord's Enemies: Saracens, Scotsmen and the Biped Beast --
The Lord's Illuminators: Six Hands and a Face.
Responsibility: Michael Camille.

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"What is the status of visual evidence in history? Can we actually see the past through images? Where are the traces of previous lives deposited? Michael Camille addresses these important questions in Mirror in Parchment, a lively, searching study of one medieval manuscript, its patron, producers, and historical progeny."--Publisher's description.

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