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Telling tales : sources and narration in late medieval England

Author: Joel Thomas Rosenthal
Publisher: University Park : Pennsylvania State University Press, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In Telling Tales, Joel Rosenthal takes us on a journey through some familiar sources from fourteenth- and fifteenth-century England to show how memories and recollections can be used to build a compelling portrait of daily life in the late Middle Ages." "Rosenthal is a senior medievalist whose work over the years has spanned several related areas, including family history, women's history, the life cycle, and
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Genre/Form: Correspondence
Genealogy
Named Person: Margaret Paston; Paston family.; Scrope family.; Margaret Paston
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joel Thomas Rosenthal
ISBN: 027102304X 9780271023045
OCLC Number: 52214633
Description: xxv, 217 pages : genealogical tables ; 25 cm
Contents: Telling tales in a social context --
1. Proofs of age: a rich fabric of thin threads --
The world of jurors and testimony --
The mechanics of recollection --
Jurors' life cycles and life-cycle memories --
Ecclesiastical memories --
Memories of the secular world --
Communities large and small --
The construction of memory in the proofs --
2. Sir Richard Scrope and the Scrope and Grosvenor depositions --
Recollection re-creates fellowship --
Cognition and recollection --
Tales of the Scropes: battles and banners --
3. Margaret Paston: the lady and the letters --
Letters as artifacts --
Constructing the letters: how to tell it like it is --
First stuck at home and then mostly alone --
Some final reflections.
Responsibility: Joel T. Rosenthal.
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