The Vernacular Spirit: Essays on Medieval Religious Literature
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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
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Hardcover, 336 pages
Published June 29th 2002 by Palgrave Macmillan
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