Passion and Order: Restraint of Grief in the Medieval Italian Communes
The way in which a society expresses grief can reveal how it views both intense emotions and public order. In thirteenth-century Italian communes, a conscious effort to change appropriate public reaction to death threw into sharp relief connections among urban politics, gender expectations, and understandings of emotionality. In Passion and Order, Carol Lansing explores a...more
Hardcover, 244 pages
Published January 17th 2008 by Cornell University Press
(first published November 2007)
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