Alice Jorgensen,Frances McCormack,Jonathan Wilcox's Anglo-Saxon Emotions: Reading the Heart in Old English PDF

By Alice Jorgensen,Frances McCormack,Jonathan Wilcox

study into the sentiments is starting to achieve momentum in Anglo-Saxon experiences. that allows you to combine early medieval Britain into the broader scholarly learn into the heritage of feelings (a significant topic in different fields and a key box in interdisciplinary studies), this quantity brings jointly proven students, who've already made major contributions to the learn of Anglo-Saxon psychological and emotional lifestyles, with more youthful students. the amount offers a decent concentration - on emotion (rather than mental existence extra generally), on Anglo-Saxon England and on language and literature - with contrasting methods that might open up debate. the amount considers more than a few methodologies and theoretical views, examines the interaction of emotion and textuality, explores how emotion is conveyed via gesture, interrogates feelings in spiritual devotional literature, and considers where of emotion in heroic tradition. every one bankruptcy asks questions on what's culturally targeted approximately emotion in Anglo-Saxon England and what interpretative strikes need to be made to learn emotion in outdated English texts, in addition to contemplating how principles approximately and representations of emotion could relate to lived event. Taken jointly the essays during this assortment point out the present country of the sphere and preview very important paintings to return. by means of exploring methodologies and fabrics for the learn of Anglo-Saxon feelings, rather concentrating on outdated English language and literature, it's going to either stimulate additional examine in the self-discipline and make a particular contribution to the broader interdisciplinary dialog approximately emotions.

Show description

Read or Download Anglo-Saxon Emotions: Reading the Heart in Old English Language, Literature and Culture (Studies in Early Medieval Britain and Ireland) PDF

Similar literary medieval criticism books

Read e-book online Julian of Norwich: Mystic or Visionary? (Routledge Studies PDF

Julian of Norwich was once a fourteenth-century girl who on the age of thirty had a sequence of vibrant visions targeted round the crucified Christ. 20 years later, whereas residing as an anchoress in a church, she is thought to have set out those visions in a textual content referred to as the exhibiting of affection. Going opposed to the present development to put Julian within the class of mystic - a category which defines her visions as deeply inner most, mental occasions - this publication units Julian’s considering within the context of a visionary venture used to educate the Christian neighborhood.

Get Envisaging Heaven in the Middle Ages (Routledge Studies in PDF

Envisaging Heaven within the center a long time bargains with medieval notions of heaven in theological and mystical writings, in visions of the Otherworld, and in medieval artwork, poetry and song. It considers the impact of such notions within the secular literature of a few of the best writers of the interval together with Chrétien de Troyes and Chaucer.

Read e-book online Affections of the Mind: The Politics of Sacramental Marriage PDF

Affections of the brain argues politicized negotiation of problems with authority within the establishment of marriage are available in past due medieval England, the place an emergent center type of society used a sacramental version of marriage to use contradictions inside of medieval theology and social hierarchy.

Download e-book for iPad: La escritura inacabada: Continuaciones literarias y creación by Olivier Biaggini,David Alvarez Roblin

Propiciadas por el desarrollo de l. a. imprenta, las continuaciones literarias conocen en l. a. España de los angeles Edad Clásica un verdadero auge que afecta a todos los ámbitos de l. a. ficción. Sin embargo, este fenómeno no es totalmente nuevo puesto que durante l. a. Edad Media cualquier elaboración literaria se centraba en los angeles reutilización y continuación de textos ajenos.

Extra info for Anglo-Saxon Emotions: Reading the Heart in Old English Language, Literature and Culture (Studies in Early Medieval Britain and Ireland)

Example text

Download PDF sample

Anglo-Saxon Emotions: Reading the Heart in Old English Language, Literature and Culture (Studies in Early Medieval Britain and Ireland) by Alice Jorgensen,Frances McCormack,Jonathan Wilcox

by Mark

Rated 4.78 of 5 – based on 5 votes