Truth and Convention in the Middle Ages: Rhetoric, Representation and Reality
Medieval assumptions about the nature of the representation involved in literary and historical narratives were widely different from our own. Writers and readers worked with a complex understanding of the relations between truth and convention, in which accounts of presumed fact could be expanded, embellished, or translated in a variety of accepted ways.
Was andere dazu sagen - Rezension schreiben
Es wurden keine Rezensionen gefunden.
Andere Ausgaben - Alle anzeigen
adapted ambition analysis appear arguments audience authors become begin Bible biography called Cambridge century chapter character Christian claim classical commentary complex concern considered conventions course created culture depended described difficulties discussion earlier early English example exercises expectations experience expression fables fiction follow French genre Greek habits happened historians human idea imitation important interpretation invention kind king language Latin learned literary literature lives London look meaning meant medieval method Middle Ages moral move narrative orator original Oxford particular past perhaps poem poet poetry possible practice praise present problems questions readers recognize reference Renaissance representation represented rhetorical Roman saints secular seems sense sometimes speech status story style suggest tell texts things thought traditional translation true truth turn understand vernacular writing written
Collaborative Meaning in Medieval Scribal Culture: The Otho Lazamon
Elizabeth J. Bryan
Keine Leseprobe verfügbar - 1999
Alle Ergebnisse von Google Books »
Sheba's Daughters: Whitening and Demonizing the Saracen Woman in Medieval ...
Jacqueline De Weever
Eingeschränkte Leseprobe - 1998