Excerpt from Hessisches Urkundenbuch, Vol. 3: Erste Abtheilung, Urkundenbuch der Deutschordens-Ballei Hessen; Von 1360 bis 1399 Der wert gagabban anno domini m9ccc?lxi9, foria tartia proxima' post nativitetem domini nostri Jbasu Cristi. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
In Incunabula in Transit Lotte Hellinga explores trade in early printed books in the fifteenth and eighteenth centuries. Material evidence (typography, illumination, binding) and historical context deepen understanding of the evolving book trade. Eighteenth-century collectors changed early patterns of ownership.
Author: Barbara Newman
Publisher: University of Notre Dame Pess
Release Date: 2013-05-15
In Medieval Crossover: Reading the Secular against the Sacred, Barbara Newman offers a new approach to the many ways that sacred and secular interact in medieval literature, arguing that the sacred was the normative, unmarked default category against which the secular always had to define itself and establish its niche. Newman refers to this dialectical relationship as "crossover"—which is not a genre in itself, but a mode of interaction, an openness to the meeting or even merger of sacred and secular in a wide variety of forms. Newman sketches a few of the principles that shape their interaction: the hermeneutics of "both/and," the principle of double judgment, the confluence of pagan material and Christian meaning in Arthurian romance, the rule of convergent idealism in hagiographic romance, and the double-edged sword in parody. Medieval Crossover explores a wealth of case studies in French, English, and Latin texts that concentrate on instances of paradox, collision, and convergence. Newman convincingly and with great clarity demonstrates the widespread applicability of the crossover concept as an analytical tool, examining some very disparate works.