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The Middle Ages at work : practicing labor in late medieval England

Author: Kellie Robertson; Michael Uebel
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Palgrave Macmillan, 2004.
Series: New Middle Ages (Palgrave Macmillan (Firm))
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"This timely volume examines the commitments of historicism in the wake of New Historicism. It contributes to the construction of a materialist historicism while, at the same time, proposing that discussions of work need not be limited to the clash between labor and capital. To this end, the essays offer more than a strictly historical view of the complex terms, social and literary, within which labor was treated in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kellie Robertson; Michael Uebel
ISBN: 1403960070 9781403960078
OCLC Number: 53289613
Description: vi, 267 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: The idioms of women's work and Thomas Hoccleve's travails / Catherine Batt --
As if she were single / Brian W. Gastle --
The workman is worth his mede / Kate Crassons --
The naked and the dead / Mark Addison Amos --
Reconstructing English labor laws / Anthony Musson --
Branding and the technologies of labor regulation / Kellie Robertson --
The displacement of labor in Winner and Waster / Britton J. Harwood --
Scribal hermeneutics and the genres of social organization in Piers Plowman / Andrew Cole --
Poetic work and scribal labor in Hoccleve and Langland / Ethan Knapp --
The Erasure of labor / William Kuskin.
Series Title: New Middle Ages (Palgrave Macmillan (Firm))
Responsibility: edited by Kellie Robertson and Michael Uebel.
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