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2010-2011 lectures

Author: British Academy.
Publisher: Oxford : Published for the British Academy by Oxford University Press, 2012.
Series: Proceedings of the British Academy, 181.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume collects together lectures by distinguished scholars. One lecture examines medieval religious relics, focusing on what they actually comprised and asking how these paltry items came to be so highly valued. Another lecture takes the authentic medieval Welsh literary corpus associated with Owain Glyndwr, consisting in the main of bardic eulogies rather than prophecies, and examines them in their historical  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: British Academy.
ISBN: 9780197265277 0197265278
OCLC Number: 794136181
Description: 266 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: More than "skimble-skamble stuff" : the Medieval Welsh poetry associated with Owain Glyndŵr (2010 Sir John Rhŷs Memorial Lecture) / Gruffydd Aled Williams --
Pope's ethical thinking : passion and irony in dialogue (2011 Chatterton Lecture on Poetry) / Christopher Tilmouth --
Many-coloured glass, aerial images, and the work of the lens : romantic poetry and optical culture (2011 Warton Lecture on English Poetry) / Isobel Armstrong --
A Protestant or Catholic Atlantic world? : confessional divisions and the writing of natural history (2011 Raleigh Lecture on History) / Nicholas Canny --
Audience-actor boundaries and Othello (2011 Shakespeare Lecture) / Laurie Maguire --
Portable Christianity : relics of the Medieval West (c. 700-1200) (2010 Raleigh Lecture on History) / Julia M.H. Smith --
Myself when young : becoming a musician in Renaissance Italy--or not (2011 Italian Lecture) / Bonnie J. Blackburn --
Between one and many : multiples, multiplication and the Huayan metaphysics (2011 Elsley Zeitlin Lecture on Chinese Archaelogy and Culture) / Hsueh-Man Shen.
Series Title: Proceedings of the British Academy, 181.
Responsibility: the British Academy.

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This volume contains the text of eight lectures delivered at the British Academy in 2010 and 2011.  Read more...

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