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The Lady As Saint

Author: Brigitte Cazelles

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ISBN: 0608048194

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The thirteenth century was the golden age of French verse hagiography, and more than half of the two hundred extant French saints' lives date from this period. Among the saints exalted are thirteen female martyrs and hermits of early Christianity. In The Lady as Saint, Brigitte Cazelles offers the first English translation of these lives and provides extensive commentary on the portrayal of female spirituality and perfection in the literary context of twelfth and thirteenth-century France.
The Lady as Saint
Language: en
Pages: 334
Authors: Brigitte Cazelles
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1991-10 - Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press

Among the thirteenth-century saints exalted are female martyrs and hermits of early Christianity. In The Lady as Saint, Brigitte Cazelles offers the first English translation of these lives and provides extensive commentary on the portrayal of female spirituality.
The Lady As Saint
Language: en
Pages: 346
Authors: Brigitte Cazelles
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1991 - Publisher:

The thirteenth century was the golden age of French verse hagiography, and more than half of the two hundred extant French saints' lives date from this period. Among the saints exalted are thirteen female martyrs and hermits of early Christianity. In The Lady as Saint, Brigitte Cazelles offers the first
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Pages: 226
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Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-06-28 - Publisher: Routledge

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Language: en
Pages: 461
Authors: Saint Clare (of Assisi), Regis J. Armstrong
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher: New City Press

Clare of Assisi: The Lady provides new translations of ClareÂ’s writings and related primary sources, revised and new introductions from earlier editions, as well as previously unpublished documents to chronicle the life of Saint Clare. The first section presents ClareÂ’s Letters, Testament, and Blessing. The second section includes the papal
Early Modern Corpse and Shakespeare's Theatre
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Zimmerman Susan Zimmerman
Categories: Dead in literature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-08-08 - Publisher: Edinburgh University Press

Within a theoretical framework that makes use of history, psychoanalysis and anthropology, The Early Modern Corpse and Shakespeare's Theatre explores the relationship of the public theatre to the question of what constituted the 'dead' in early modern English culture.Susan Zimmerman argues that concepts of the corpse as a semi-animate, generative