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Imago mortis : mediating images of death in late medieval culture / by Ashby Kinch.

Author/Creator:
Kinch, Ashby.
Publication:
Leiden ; Brill, Boston : 2013.
Series:
Visualising the Middle Ages ; v. 9.
Visualising the Middle Ages, 1874-0448 ; volume 9
Format/Description:
Book
xvi, 301 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm.
Subjects:
Death in art.
Death in literature.
Art, Medieval -- History.
Literature, Medieval -- History and criticism.
Visual communication -- Europe -- History -- To 1500.
Middle Ages.
Europe -- Intellectual life.
Death -- Social aspects -- Europe -- History -- To 1500.
Europe -- Social conditions -- To 1492.
Contents:
Introduction: The Mediating Image of Death
Section One. Facing Death
"Yet mercie thou shal have" : Affirmative Visions of Dying in Illustrations of Henry Suso's "De Scientia"
Verbo-Visual Mirrors of Mortality in Thomas Hoccleve's "Lerne for to Die"
Section Two. Facing the Dead
Commemorating Power in the Legend of the Three Living and Three Dead
Spiritual, Artistic, and Political Economies of Death : Audelay's Three Dead Kings and the Lancastrian Cadaver Tomb
Section Three. The Community of Death
"My stile I wille directe" : Lydgate and the Bedford Workshop Reinvent the Danse Macabre
The Parlementaire, the Mayor, and the Crisis of Community in the Danse Macabre
Epilogue: The Afterlives of Medieval Images of Death.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [281]-295) and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Constance L. Rosenthal Book Fund.
Contributor:
Constance L. Rosenthal Book Fund.
ISBN:
9004243690
9789004243699 (hardback : acid-free paper)
9789004245815 (e-book)
OCLC:
821203428
Publisher Number:
99954250182
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