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Authority of images/Images of authority : shaping political and cultural identities in the pre-modern world / edited by Karen L. Fresco.

Format:
Book
Language:
  • English
  • French
Published/​Created:
  • Kalamazoo : Medieval Institute Publications, Western Michigan University, [2016]
  • ©2016
Description:
xviii, 253 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Series:
Summary note:
Focusing on languages political power, these essays discuss how representation through language norms, plays and spectacles, manipulations and adaptations of texts and images both constitutes and reflects a cultural milieu.
Notes:
  • "This collection of essays is the result of a multi-year exchange program between medievalists at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and research teams of France Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique."
  • "The exchange culminated in an international conference in Urbana, April 29-May 2, 2002, during which preliminary versions of these essays were presented."
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-243) and index.
Language(s):
Essays in English and French.
Contents:
pt. 1. Language and Norms & Language and identity: the case of Byzantium / Thomas Conley & Le "Pere des bonnes lettres" et le "prince de la riche locution francoyse" ; L'image du roi-polyglotte et l'elevation du francais a la Renaissance, sens et ambivalences / Paul Cohen & pt. 2. Performances and Authorities & The Parlement de Paris and the Plays: a reconsideration of the 1548 ban of the "mysteres sacres" / Robert L.A. Clark & The Construction of electoral Saxon identity in the court festivities of 1548 / Mara R. Wade -- pt. 3. Collection and compilation reflecting and constituting authority / Jean-Philippe Genet & Diffusion et autorite de la Grande Chronique de Normandie (XIVe-XVe siecles): Mouvance du texte et reseau de circulation / Gillette Labory -- pt. 4. The power of translators & Un "homme populaire et de petite science au service des hommes de pouvoir": L'humaniste Lurent de Premierfait / Carla Bozzolo & Un "Manuel" deconomie domestique bourgeoise: Laurent de premierfait t les Economiques du Pseudo-Aristote / Nicole Pons & Durer's self-portrait (1500) and the charisma of images / C. Stephen Jaeger.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 9781580442206 ((clothbound ; : alk. paper))
  • 158044220X ((clothbound ; : alk. paper))
  • ((eISBN))
LCCN:
2016009944
OCLC:
950004092
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