The image of St Francis : responses to sainthood in the thirteenth century (Book, 2006) []
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The image of St Francis : responses to sainthood in the thirteenth century

The image of St Francis : responses to sainthood in the thirteenth century

Author: Rosalind B Brooke
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

An important reappraisal of the image of St Francis as it was recorded in literature, documents, architecture and art. Highly illustrated throughout, including colour and black and white plates, and  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Art
Named Person: Francis, of Assisi Saint; Francis, of Assisi Saint; Franz, von Assisi Heiliger; Franz, von Assisi; Francis, of Assisi Saint; Franciscus av Assisi, helgon
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Rosalind B Brooke
ISBN: 0521782910 9780521782913
OCLC Number: 123130745
Description: xvi, 524 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents: The image of life --
The image after death --
The official image in stone : the Basilica of St Francis at Assisi --
The authority of St Francis : expositions of the rule --
Reminiscences : the convergence of unofficial and official images in writing --
Visual images --
The official image in speech and writing --
The official visual image : the decoration of the Basilica --
The rediscovery of St Francis' body --
Angela of Foligno's image of St. Francis.
Responsibility: Rosalind B. Brooke.
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' ... superb, beautifully illustrated and altogether peerless ...what deserves to rank as one of the classic texts of Franciscan scholarship, not just of the twenty-first but to any other century.' Read more...

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