Cultures of Compunction in the Medieval World – PDF

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  • Author: Graham Williams, Charlotte Steenbrugge
  • File Size: 5 MB
  • Format: PDF
  • Length: 280 Pages
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic; 1st edition
  • Publication Date: October 15, 2020
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B08MPQV67G
  • ISBN-10: 1788313445, 1350217727, 1350150398
  • ISBN-13: 9781350217720, 9781788313445, 9781350150393

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About The Author

Charlotte Steenbrugge

Graham Williams

Compunction was one of the most important feelings for medieval Christianity; in truth, by way of its confessional operate, compunction grew to become the key means for an efficient sinner to achieve redemption. Cultures of Compunction in the Medieval World (PDF) research how such emotion might be voiced, skilled, and carried out in medieval European society. Using a range of disciplinary approaches – together with historical past, artwork historical past, philosophy, efficiency research, literary research, and linguistics – this ebook examines how and why feelings that now type the base of fashionable western tradition had been idealized in the Middle Ages. By combining experience throughout disciplines and medieval languages, this vital ebook reveals the ubiquity and impression of compunction for medieval life and makes broader connections between devotional, secular, and quotidian areas of expertise.

  • 978-1350217720, 978-1788313445, 978-1350150393


Ranging far temporally, geographically, and methodologically, this illuminating ebook demonstrates the assorted roles compunction performed not only in the gestures, languages, and emotions of medieval devotion but additionally in the conceptions and practices of its every day life.” ― Barbara H. Rosenwein, Professor Emerita, Loyola University Chicago, USA “This fascinating re-examination of the methods by which compunction is comprehended and expressed in the medieval arts gives a quick exploration of its topic that can attraction to anybody with an curiosity in feelings scholarship, no matter their self-discipline.” ― Frances McCormack, School of English and Creative Arts, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland NOTE: The product only contains the ebook, Cultures of Compunction in the Medieval World in PDF. No access codes are included.


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