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Gerald of Wales : new perspectives on a medieval writer and critic

Author: Georgia Henley; A Joseph McMullen
Publisher: Cardiff : University of Wales Press, 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This collection of essays re-evaluates the significance of Gerald of Wales as a medieval Latin writer, presenting new research on lesser-studied aspects of his corpus and a fuller context for his more popular works.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Named Person: Giraldus, Cambrensis; Giraldus, Cambrensis
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Georgia Henley; A Joseph McMullen
ISBN: 1786831635 9781786831637 1786831643 9781786831644
OCLC Number: 1004023531
Description: xv, 329 pages, 4 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), facsimiles (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Gerald of Wales: Interpretation and Innovation in Medieval Britain / A. Joseph McMullen --
Section 1 Appropriating the Past --
2. Gerald of Wales and the Welsh Past / Huw Pryce --
3. Gerald and Welsh Genealogical Learning / Ben Guy --
4. Gerald of Wales, Walter Map and the Anglo-Saxon History of Lydbury North / Joshua Byron Smith --
Section 2 Gerald the Writer: Manuscripts and Authorship --
5. Gerald of Wales and the History of Llanthony Priory / Robert Bartlett --
6. The Early Manuscripts of Gerald of Wales / Catherine Rooney --
7. Giraldian Beavers: Revision and the Making of Meaning in Geralds Early Works / Michael Faletra --
8. Style, Truth and Irony: Listening to the Voice of Gerald of Wales's Writings / Simon Meecham-Jones --
Section 3 Gerald the Thinker: Religion and Worldview --
9. Gerald of Wales's Sense of Humour / Peter J.A. Jones --
10. Fere tirannicus: Royal Tyranny and the Construction of Episcopal Sanctity in Gerald of Wales's Vita Sancti Hugonis / Peter Raleigh --
11. `A Priest Is Not a Free Person': Condemning Clerical Sins and Upholding Higher Moral Standards in the Gemma ecclesiastica / Suzanne La Vere --
12. Elements of Identity: Gerald, the Humours and National Characteristics / Owain Nash --
Section 4 Reception in England, Ireland and Wales --
13. Gerald's Circulation and Reception in Wales: The Case of Claddedigaeth Arthur / Georgia Henley --
14. The Transmission of the Expugnatio Hibernica in Fifteenth-century Ireland / Caoimhe Whelan --
15. Did the Tudors Read Giraldus? Gerald of Wales and Early Modern Polemical Historiography / Brendan Kane.
Other Titles: New perspectives on a medieval writer and critic
Responsibility: edited by Georgia Henley and A. Joseph McMullen.

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