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By Laurie Postlewate, Wim Hsken, Wim Husken

For the center a long time and Renaissance, which means and gear have been created and propagated via public functionality. Processions, coronations, speeches, trials, and executions are every kind of public functionality that have been either acts and texts: acts that originated within the texts that gave them their ideological grounding; texts that carry to us at the present time a hint in their genuine functionality. Literature, in addition, was once for the pre-modern public one of those functionality: during the medieval and early sleek sessions we see a relentless pressure and negotiation among the oral/aural supply of the literary paintings and the eventual silent/read reception of its written textual content. the present quantity of essays examines the plurality of varieties and meanings given to functionality within the center a long time and Renaissance via dialogue of the basic performance/text dating. The authors of the essays signify various scholarly disciplines and subject material: from the "performed" lifetime of the Dominican preacher, to coronation processions, to e-book shows; from satirical song speeches, to the rendering of widow photographs, to the functionality of romance and pious narrative. various of their gadgets of analysis, the essays during this quantity all research the hyperlinks among the particular occasions of public functionality and the textual origins and next illustration of these performances.

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413-15. , VII:XXXVI, p. 457: ‘Primo in hoc quod sit bona coram Deo. , VII:XXXVIII, p. 463. De Frachet, Lives of the Brethren, p. 178. Humbert, Liber de eruditione, VI:XXIV, p. 437. , II:X, p. 403. , VII:XLII, p. 474 and II:IX, pp. 400-02. , II:IX, pp. 400-02. , II:VIII, p. 400: ‘Aliud est vitae excellentia. , ‘L’instruction des novices’, Archivum Fratrum Praedicatorum 20 (1948), pp. 114-93, esp. 149-52. Part of the anonymous Libellus itself is edited and attached to Creytens’ study (pp. 15393).

400-02. , II:VIII, p. 400: ‘Aliud est vitae excellentia. , ‘L’instruction des novices’, Archivum Fratrum Praedicatorum 20 (1948), pp. 114-93, esp. 149-52. Part of the anonymous Libellus itself is edited and attached to Creytens’ study (pp. 15393). The entire introduction and prologue (which includes a thorough review of the matters discussed in each chapter of the Libellus) is reprinted 31 Dallas G. Denery II in Creytens’ study itself (pp. 122-30). 28 Both Humbert of Romans’ De officiis ordinis and Jean de Montlhéry’s Tractatus de instructione novitiorum are edited in Humbert of Romans, De vita regulari, vol.

M. 26 It is also possible that the scene is a complete fantasy, and that the book was never presented to Henry at all. Most recently, Wendy Scase has compared Knyghthode and Bataile to the Historie of the Arrivall of King Edward IV, an eye-witness account of Edward’s return to England in 1471. Both the Arrivall’s report of the miraculous response of an image of St. Anne to the praying Edward and Knyghthode and Bataile’s description of the procession, Scase claims, ‘demonstrate an understanding of the idea of the political epiphany and a use of the poetics of spectacle’.

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