Inscribing Knowledge in the Medieval Book : The Power of Paratexts

This collection of essays examines how the paratextual apparatus of medieval manuscripts both inscribes and expresses power relations between the producers and consumers of knowledge in this important period of intellectual history. It seeks to define which paratextual features - annotations,... Ausführliche Beschreibung

beteiligte Personen: Brown-Grant, Rosalind, [HerausgeberIn] • Carmassi, Patrizia, [HerausgeberIn] • Drossbach, Gisela, [HerausgeberIn] • Hedeman, Anne D., [HerausgeberIn] • Turner, Victoria, [HerausgeberIn] • Ventura, Iolanda, [HerausgeberIn]
Verfasserangabe: Rosalind Brown-Grant, Patrizia Carmassi, Gisela Drossbach, Anne D. Hedeman, Victoria Turner, Iolanda Ventura.
Medientyp: E-Book
veröffentlicht: Kalamazoo, MI : Medieval Institute Publications, [2020]
Umfang: 1 online resource (XVI, 395 p.)
enthält: Frontmatter -- Contents -- List of Figures -- Editorial Principles -- Preface and Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Part 1: Constructing Bodies of Knowledge -- 1. Juridical Late Medieval Paratexts and the Growth of European Jurisprudence / Ascheri, Mario / Maffei, Paola -- 2. Prefaces in Canon Law Books / Drossbach, Gisela -- 3. "Depingo ut ostendam, depictum ita est expositio:" Diagrams as an Indispensable Complement to the Cosmological Teaching of the Liber Nemroth de astronomia / Draelants, Isabelle -- Part 2: Negotiating Tradition, Creating Practice -- 4. From Text to Diagram: Giambattista Da Monte and the Practice of Medicine / Pennuto, Concetta -- 5. Immortal Souls and an Angel Intellect: Some Thoughts on the Function and Meaning of Christian Iconography in Medieval Aristotle Textbooks / Wimmer, Hanna -- 6. Writing in the Margin - Drawing in the Margin: Reading Practices of Medieval Jurists / Frońska, Joanna -- 7. Structuring, Stressing, or Recasting Knowledge on the Page? Rubrication in the Manuscript Copies of the Pèlerinage de l'âme by Guillaume de Deguileville / Veysseyre, Géraldine -- Part 3: Framing Knowledge, Empowering Readers -- 8. From Troy to Aachen: Ancient Rome and the Carolingian Reception of Vergil / O'Sullivan, Sinéad -- 9. Translating Prologues and Prologue Illustration in French Historical Texts / Hedeman, Anne D. -- 10. Paratext and the Politics of Conquest: Questing Knights and Colonial Rule in Le Canarien / Turner, Victoria -- 11. Prologues and Frontispieces in Prose Romance Manuscripts / Brown-Grant, Rosalind -- Part 4: Appropriating Tradition, Expressing Ownership, Embodying the Book -- 12. Visualizing Pontifical Power: Paratextual Elements in Some French Liturgical Books, Thirteenth-Fifteenth Centuries / Stones, Alison -- 13. Paratext in the Manuscripts of Hartmann Schedel / Merisalo, Outi -- 14. Book Material, Production, and Use from the Point of View of the Paratext / Carmassi, Patrizia -- List of Manuscripts and Early Printed Editions Cited -- Bibliography -- Notes on Contributors and Editors -- Index
Frontmatter -- Contents -- List of Figures -- Editorial Principles -- Preface and Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Part 1: Constructing Bodies of Knowledge -- 1. Juridical Late Medieval Paratexts and the Growth of European Jurisprudence / 2. Prefaces in Canon Law Books / 3. "Depingo ut ostendam, depictum ita est expositio:" Diagrams as an Indispensable Complement to the Cosmological Teaching of the Liber Nemroth de astronomia / Part 2: Negotiating Tradition, Creating Practice -- 4. From Text to Diagram: Giambattista Da Monte and the Practice of Medicine / 5. Immortal Souls and an Angel Intellect: Some Thoughts on the Function and Meaning of Christian Iconography in Medieval Aristotle Textbooks / 6. Writing in the Margin - Drawing in the Margin: Reading Practices of Medieval Jurists / 7. Structuring, Stressing, or Recasting Knowledge on the Page? Rubrication in the Manuscript Copies of the Pèlerinage de l'âme by Guillaume de Deguileville / Part 3: Framing Knowledge, Empowering Readers -- 8. From Troy to Aachen: Ancient Rome and the Carolingian Reception of Vergil / 9. Translating Prologues and Prologue Illustration in French Historical Texts / 10. Paratext and the Politics of Conquest: Questing Knights and Colonial Rule in Le Canarien / 11. Prologues and Frontispieces in Prose Romance Manuscripts / Part 4: Appropriating Tradition, Expressing Ownership, Embodying the Book -- 12. Visualizing Pontifical Power: Paratextual Elements in Some French Liturgical Books, Thirteenth-Fifteenth Centuries / 13. Paratext in the Manuscripts of Hartmann Schedel / 14. Book Material, Production, and Use from the Point of View of the Paratext / List of Manuscripts and Early Printed Editions Cited -- Bibliography -- Notes on Contributors and Editors -- Index
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