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The Vernacular Spirit: Essays on Medieval Religious Literature (The New Middle Ages)

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The late-medieval movement into “vernacular theology,” as it has come to be called, inspired many forms of literary expression in all the languages of Europe. Juxtaposing a rich variety of texts, the contributors to this volume consider hagiography, translations of and commentaries on scripture, accounts of visionary experiences, and devotional literature. Their essays ill
Hardcover, 336 pages
Published June 29th 2002 by Palgrave Macmillan
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