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Literature As Recreation in the Later Middle Ages

Glending Olson

Literature As Recreation in the Later Middle Ages

by Glending Olson

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Published by Cornell Univ Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literature: History & Criticism,
  • Medieval Literature - History And Criticism,
  • Literature, Medieval,
  • To 1500,
  • Europe,
  • History,
  • Amusements,
  • History and criticism,
  • Literature and society

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages246
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7849530M
    ISBN 100801493684
    ISBN 109780801493683

    Instead, creative medieval literature flourished primarily in vernacular languages; that is, the native tongues of Europe (as opposed to the scholarly tongues). By far the most renowned medieval genre is the heroic legend (composed in prose or narrative poetry), of which many were penned throughout the Middle Ages (ca. ). This book is highly readable and shows the Middle Ages as complex, turbulent, and evolving. The author did a particularly good job of placing change in context and showing how one change laid the groundwork for another, later and in a different location/5.

    Medieval English Literature Resources Websites. Luminarium: Medieval Literature Think of this site as the Big Book O' Medieval Stuff. It's got all your major authors and genres, plus a truly righteous links section that leads you to many more resources on medieval history, culture, and literature. The end of the Middle Ages is often signaled by a great change in art with the start of the Renaissance Period. Byzantine Art The start of the Middle Ages is often called the Dark Ages. This is the period of time from to AD. The main form of art during that time was Byzantine art produced by artists from the Eastern Roman Empire, also.

    The second edition of this book incorporates some minor alterations, corrections and additions of material. Moreover, I have updated the notes and the bibliography to take account of several important books which were not in print when the first edition went to press, most notably Judson B. Allen’s The Ethical Poetic of the Later Middle Ages (Toronto, ) and Glending Olson’s Literature. Main; Plague; Causes; The Brigata: Pleasure and Plague; The Brigata: Pleasure and Plague. In the fifth chapter of Literature as Recreation in the Late Middle Ages, Glending Olson compares the actions of the brigata of the Decameron to the plague prevention regimens described in the plague tracts that were so popular during the time of the argues that not only does the gruesome.


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Book Description: Glending Olson's Literature as Recreation in the Later Middle Ages deepens our perception of the function of literature in the medieval past. Olson redresses an imbalance in modern scholarship that fosters, intentionally or not, the notion that medieval literary thought had nothing but indifference or contempt for the purely.

Glendling Olson's 'Literature as Recreation in the Later Middle Ages' is a clearly written and carefully researched study full of insight. Professor Olson makes connections between medieval science, medicine, and philosophy--and literature, of course, as he explores the fascinating notion that even medieval writers, supposedly sober and religious--viewed literature as 'hygienic' and Cited by: This book studies attitudes toward secular literature during the later Middle Ages.

Exploring two related medieval justifications of literary pleasure—one finding hygienic or therapeutic value in entertainment, and another stressing the psychological and ethical rewards of taking time out from work in order to refresh oneself—Glending Olson reveals that, contrary to much recent opinion Cited by: Glendling Olson's 'Literature as Recreation in the Later Middle Ages' is a clearly written and carefully researched study full of insight.

Professor Olson makes connections between medieval science, medicine, and philosophy--and literature, of course, as he explores the fascinating notion that even medieval writers, supposedly sober and religious--viewed literature as 'hygienic' and 5/5.

By far the most distinguished prose work of the later Middle Ages is the Ackermann aus Böhmen (c), a debate between Death and the Ploughman.

There is a considerable amount of drama from the later Middle Ages which will be discussed in some detail in the introduction to the Osterspiel von Muri (c) and Ain Vastnachtspil (c). Some. Literature as Recreation in the Later Middle Ages. Glending Olson Add To Favorites: Permissions; Reprints: SHARE.

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The later Middle English and early Renaissance periods. One of the most important factors in the nature and development of English literature between about and was the peculiar linguistic situation in England at the beginning of the period.

Among the small minority of the population that could be regarded as literate, bilingualism and even trilingualism were common. The term Middle English literature refers to the literature written in the form of the English language known as Middle English, from the 14th century until the this time the Chancery Standard, a form of London-based English became widespread and the printing press regularized the language.

Between the s and the middle of the following century there was a transition to early. 6 INTRODUCTION This textbook, Literature of the Medieval Era, is part of a series of literature textbooks exploring the history of extra-Biblical literature, published by The Puritans’ Home School Curriculum ().The series consists of anthologies of extra-Biblical literature, divided into four eras: ancient, medieval, reformation, and Size: 1MB.

This richly detailed book provides for the first time a complete history of childhood in England from about the year to the sixteenth century.

Leading medieval historian Nicholas Orme draws together a vast range of sources and disciplines--history, literature, religion, and art--to create a picture of medieval childhood more comprehensive 5/5(1). Library - Library - The Middle Ages and the Renaissance: As European monastic communities were set up (from as early as the 2nd century ad), books were found to be essential to the spiritual life.

The rule laid down for observance by several monastic orders enjoined the use of books: that of the Benedictine order, especially, recognized the importance of reading and study, making mention of a. Art, music and literature blossomed in the Middle Ages, as evidenced by the wealth of sources in the British Library’s collections.

Dr Alixe Bovey explores the evolution of art and culture in the Middle Ages. According to history-book of Tāriḵ-e Sistān (History of Sistan), the first Persian qasida is written by Moḥammad bin Wasif in praise of Ya'qub ibn al-Layth al-Saffar in c. [3] De bellis Parisiacae urbis (The Wars of the City of Paris), in Latin, by Abbo Cernuus (s).

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Medieval History Through Literature By Rea Berg Studying medieval history using a literature approach offers a rich opportunity to mine some fabulous treasures of classic and historic works. The "terms "Middle Ages" and "medieval" were first used by Italian Renaissance historians "as they sought to separate their own rapidly advancing era from what was often.

History | Introduction to Medieval Literature| Authors & Their WorksWritingsDuring the Medieval PeriodCatholic clerics were the intellectual center of society in the Middle Ages, and it is their literature that was produced in the greatest quantity.

Medieval literature is a broad subject, encompassing essentially all written works available in Europe and beyond during the Middle Ages (that is, the one thousand years from the fall of the Western Roman Empire ca. AD to the beginning of the Renaissance in the 14th, 15th or 16th century, depending on country).

The literature of this time was composed of religious writings as well as. Reading the Middle Ages: an introduction to medieval literature User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Steinberg (biblical and medieval literatures, SUNY at Fredonia) presents a nonscholarly examination of major classics of world literature written between and C.E., focusing primarily on /5(2).

English literature is one of the richest literatures in the world. It has vitality, rich variety and continuity. As literature is the reflection of society, the various changes which have come. Travel and Cultural Contact in the Middle Ages – Kello (Fall ) History and Time in the Later Middle Ages – Jaime (Fall ) England and the Late Middle Ages – Bellairs (Fall ) Comparative Medieval Literatures: Geopolitics and the Mongol Empire – Ishikawa (Summer ).The Dark Ages, formerly a designation for the entire period of the Middle Ages, and later for the period c–, is now usually known as the Early Middle Ages.

The term Dark Ages may be more a judgment on the lack of sources for evaluating the period than on. Impersonality in Middle English Literature.

One of the most important characteristics of Middle English Literature is its impersonality. Most of the literature of the Middle Ages was anonymous.

We don’t know the names of those who wrote it. It is partly that people were interested in Reviews: 9.