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Managing time : literature and devotion in early modern France

Author: Richard G Maber; Joanna Barker
Publisher: Oxford, United Kingdom : Peter Lang Ltd, [2017] ©2017
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This volume explores the theme of time in early modern France: time past, time present and time future, in literature and in life. Tragic drama in this period was haunted by the past, while in fiction there was a perennial fascination with an imagined future. At the same time, the awareness of mortality gave urgency to the right ordering of life.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Conference papers and proceedings
Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
MANAGING TIME.
[Place of publication not identified] : PETER LANG LTD, 2017
(OCoLC)1003666594
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard G Maber; Joanna Barker
ISBN: 9781787074934 1787074935 9781787074941 1787074943 9781787074958 1787074951
OCLC Number: 1012288821
Description: 1 online resource (vi, 268 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: ""Cover""; ""Contents""; ""Preface""; ""Introduction (Michael Moriarty)""; ""Bibliography""; ""Chapter 1: Time Sanctified: French Influence on Vernacular Prayer (Joanna M. Barker)""; ""French Vernacular Books of Hours""; ""Bibliography""; ""Primary Sources""; ""Secondary Sources""; ""Chapter 2: Time Well Spent: Scheduling Private Devotion in Early Modern France (Mette Birkedal Bruun)""; ""Prologue""; ""Introduction""; ""Manuals""; ""Pastimes""; ""Imitation of Christ""; ""Epilogue""; ""Bibliography""; ""Primary Sources""; ""Secondary Sources"" ""Chapter 3: Time Materialized: Mme de Maintenonâ#x80;#x99;s Petits Livres Secrets as Instruments of Devotion (Lars Cyril NÃırgaard) """"General Description""; ""Content""; ""Author: Agency""; ""Spiritual Dialogue""; ""Autograph and Epigraph""; ""Bibliography""; ""Chapter 4: Jesuit Time in Early Seventeenth-Century France (Thomas Worcester, S.J.)""; ""Bibliography""; ""Chapter 5: The Good Times and the Bad: FranÃois Maynardâ#x80;#x99;s Reflections on his Past and Future (Adam Horsley)""; ""Bibliography""; ""Manuscripts""; ""Printed Sources"" ""Chapter 6: Entre prophétie et prospective : Michel de Pure, de La Pretieuse (1656â#x80;#x93;1658) à Ã#x89;pigone, histoire du siÃc̈le futur (1659) (Lise Leibacher-Ouvrard)""""Bibliography""; ""Chapter 7: Tragedy and the Weight of Time (John D. Lyons)""; ""Bibliography""; ""Chapter 8: Out of Time? Untimeliness in Corneilleâ#x80;#x99;s Pulchérie (1672) (Joseph Harris)""; ""Introduction""; ""Untimely Characters""; ""Historical Disruptions""; ""Old Age: Martian""; ""Untimely Life: Tragic and Comic â#x80;#x98;Overlivingâ#x80;#x99;""; ""Conclusion""; ""Bibliography"" ""Chapter 9: Anticipation, the Future and La Fontaineâ#x80;#x99;s Fables (Allen Wood)""""Bibliography""; ""Chapter 10: Time: For Amendment of Life, or Gathering Rosebuds? A Jesuit Moralist and the Paradoxes of Mortality (Richard Maber)""; ""Bibliography""; ""Manuscripts""; ""Primary Sources""; ""Secondary Sources""; ""Chapter 11: Time, Death and Burial in the ancien diocÃs̈e of Le Mans (Philippa Woodcock)""; ""Sources and Structure""; ""Time and the Historiography of Death""; ""Burial Times in the ancien diocÃs̈e""; ""Social Groups""; ""The Unknown""; ""The Unlawful""; ""Inconsistencies"" ""Suspicious Corpses""""War Time""; ""Time, Burial and Plague""; ""Time of Day""; ""Time and Commemoration""; ""De-commemoration""; ""Conclusion""; ""Bibliography""; ""Parish Registers""; ""Cadastre 1842""; ""Archives départementales de la Sarthe""; ""Secondary Sources""; ""Notes on Contributors""
Responsibility: Richard Maber and Joanna Barker (eds).

Abstract:

This volume explores the theme of time in early modern France: time past, time present and time future, in literature and in life. Tragic drama in this period was haunted by the past, while in fiction there was a perennial fascination with an imagined future. At the same time, the awareness of mortality gave urgency to the right ordering of life.

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