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KRATZMANN, Gregory (editor)

Imagination, Books and Community in Medieval Europe

$110.00 AUD

Papers of a Conference Held at the State Library of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia 28 March – 15 June 2008. Melbourne : Macmillan Art Publishing, 2010. Quarto, gilt-lettered quarter cloth over laminated pictorial boards, pp. 256, extensively illustrated. New copy of an out of print title.

With extensive illustrated essays by Jeffrey Hamburger and Margaret Manion, accompanied by papers presented by sixteen further scholars in the field, this 256 page publication presents a rich range of studies on the subject of Medieval books and also elaborates on the extremely successful exhibition held in Melbourne in 2008. This new book is lavishly illustrated with color images relating to the papers, but also reproduces many of the works featured in the exhibition and its catalog – particularly medieval books from Australian and New Zealand collections.

Contents:

Introduction : Imagination, Books & Community In Medieval Europe / Constant J. Mews & Gregory Kratzmann Reading The Medieval Book In An Exhibition / Margaret M. Manion Openings / Jeffrey F. Hamburger Oxford, Merton College Ms 315: Its Travels And Influence / Rodney M. Thomson Lorenzo De’ Medici’s Scriptores Historiae Augustae / F.W. Kent A Byzantine Pilgrim : Bars’kyj’s Manuscript And Its Real And Imagined Audiences / Alexander D. Grishin Keep It In The Family : Researching Women And Their Books Of Devotion / Alexandra Barratt The Laudario Of Sant’agnese In Florence : Compagnia, Carmelites And The Community Of Saints / Ursula Betka Images Of The Magdalen In Late Medieval Florence : Visualising Paradoxes Of Female Sanctity / Claire Renkin The Adelaide Hours : Image, Affect And Devotion In A Late Fourteenth-Century Italian Book Of Hours / Bronwyn Stocks Images Of Incarceration In Late Medieval Art / Megan Cassidy-Welch Le Roman De La Rose : Cambridge University Library Ms Gg. 4.6 / Jan Fox Seeing Is Believing : Reading The Deadly Sins In Deguileville’s Pilgrimage Of The Lyfe Of The Manhode In The State Library Of Victoria / Hilary Maddocks Purgatory In The Medieval Imagination : The Earliest Images / Louise Marshall The Alfonsine Encyclopaedia Of Music / John Griffiths A Cluster Of Cantorales : Rediscovering A Context For A Group Of Sydney Manuscripts / Jane Morlet Hardie Celebrating A Holy Theft : The Translation Of The Relics Of St Thomas Aquinas From Italy To France And The Poissy Antiphonal / Constant J. Mews Medieval Magicians As People Of The Book / Charles Zika Imagination, Books & Community In Melbourne : Reflecting On The Medieval Imagination / Shane Carmody.