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The serpent and the rose : the Immaculate Conception and Hispanic poetry in the late medieval period

Author: Lesley K Twomey
Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2008.
Series: Studies in medieval and Reformation traditions, v. 132.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Serpent and the Rose examines the theological and liturgical context for the doctrine of the Immaculate Conception in the Middle Ages, from primary sources in Iberian archives. Its main focus is a study of Marian poetry from Alfonso the Wise and Gonzalo de Berceo through to the poetry collections of the late fifteenth century, showing how poets took themes from the Bible and apocryphal literature, combining  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
poesi
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Twomey, Lesley K.
Serpent and the rose.
Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2008
(OCoLC)651733226
Named Person: Mary, Blessed Virgin Saint; Mary, Blessed Virgin Saint.; Guillaume, de Lorris; Jean, de Meung; Guillaume, de Lorris; Maria, Jesu moder; Maria, Jesu moder
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lesley K Twomey
ISBN: 9789004165953 9004165959
OCLC Number: 199455657
Description: xiv, 309 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Conception liturgies : in praise of the rose --
Good and evil : theological debate about Mary --
"Discordans d'opinió" : literary discord in Spain --
The serpent crushed --
The Immaculate Virgin : matchless maiden --
The rose-garden : beauty and purity --
The rose : perfect from the beginning of time --
The new Eve --
The Virgin Mary and the kiss : apocryphal birth --
Narratives and the Immaculate Conception.
Series Title: Studies in medieval and Reformation traditions, v. 132.
Responsibility: by Lesley K. Twomey.

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Drawing on scholastic defence of the Immaculate Conception and on liturgies in medieval Iberia, this book examines how poets took apocryphal stories and biblical figures, like Eve confronting the  Read more...

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