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The wisdom of the Middle Ages / Michael K. Kellogg.

Author:
Kellogg, Michael K., 1954- [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
  • Amherst, New York : Prometheus Books, 2016.
  • ©2016
Description:
381 pages ; 24 cm
Summary note:
"An overview and appreciation of medieval literature for lay readers that takes account of major intellectual trends, various genres, and key historical figures of the period."--Provided by publisher.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 313-352) and index.
Contents:
The Middle Ages : disintegration and renewal -- The New Testament and the invention of Christianity -- Augustine's Confessions : journey of a restless heart --Boethius : the classical tradition on trial -- Beowulf and the heroic ideal -- Abelard and Heloise -- From epic to romance : the Song of Roland and the Arthurian adventures of Chretien de Troyes -- Francis and Aquinas : mendicant friars who transformed the Church -- Dante and the Commedia -- Boccaccio and the art of the story -- Chaucer on the road to Canterbury.
Subject(s):
Form/​Genre:
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
ISBN:
  • 9781633882133 ((hardcover))
  • 1633882136 ((hardcover))
  • ((ebook))
LCCN:
2016027676
OCLC:
945483070
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