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The study of the Bayeux tapestry

Author: Richard Gameson
Publisher: Rochester, N.Y. : Boydell Press, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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The Bayeux Tapestry is one of the most famous and intriguing artefacts of the middle ages. This illustrated volume presents the most important literature on the Tapestry written over the last two hundred years, providing a comprehensive companion to its study.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Gameson
ISBN: 0851156649 9780851156644
OCLC Number: 35723701
Description: xiii, 216, 26 plates : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Studying the Bayeux Tapestry / Richard Gameson --
1. Some Observations on the Bayeux Tapestry / Charles Stothard --
2. The Authority of the Bayeux Tapestry. The AElfgyva of the Bayeux Tapestry / Edward Freeman --
3. The Perjury at Bayeux / W.R. Lethaby --
4. An Attempt to Identify Some Unknown Characters in the Bayeux Tapestry / Charles Prentout --
5. A Study of the Bayeux Tapestry / Simone Bertrand --
6. A Contribution to the Study of the Inscriptions in the Bayeux Tapestry: Bagias and Wilgelm / Rene Lepelley --
7. The Bayeux Tapestry and the French Secular Epic / C.R. Dodwell --
8. The Authority and Interpretation of the Bayeux Tapestry / N.P. Brooks and H.E. Walker --
9. Towards an Interpretation of the Bayeux Tapestry / H.E.J. Cowdrey --
10. The Bayeux Tapestry: a stripped narrative for their eyes and ears / Richard Brilliant --
11. The Adelae Comitissae of Baudri of Bourgueil and the Bayeux Tapestry / Shirley Ann Brown and Michael Herren.
Responsibility: edited by Richard Gameson.

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