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By Carolyn Muessig,Ad Putter

Envisaging Heaven within the heart Ages 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 effect of such notions within the secular literature of a few of the best writers of the interval together with Chrétien de Troyes and Chaucer. The coherence and wonder of those notions make heaven some of the most extraordinary medieval ‘cathedrals of the mind’.


With contributions from specialists such as A.C. Spearing, Peter Meredith, Peter Dronke and Robin Kirkpatrick, this collection is crucial analyzing for all these attracted to medieval faith and culture.

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