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Title The Oxford handbook of medieval Latin literature / edited by Ralph J. Hexter and David Townsend.
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, c2012.
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 Floor4  PA2025 .O94 2012    IN LIBRARY
Description xvii, 636 p. ; 26 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The current questions and future prospects of medieval Latin studies / David Townsend -- Canonicity / Ralph Hexter -- Latin as an acquired language / Carin Ruff -- Latin as a language of authoritative tradition / Ryan Szpiech -- The cultures and dynamics of translation into medieval Latin / Thomas E. Burman -- Medieval Scandinavian Latin / Karsten Frijs-Jensen -- The idea of Latinity / Nicholas Watson -- Readers and manuscripts / Andrew Taylor -- Gloss and commentary / Rita Copeland -- Location, location, location : geography, knowledge, and the creation of medieval Latin textual communities / Ralph Hexter -- Prose style / Gregory Hays -- Verse style / Jean-Yves Tilliette (translated from French) -- Crossing generic boundaries / A. G. Rigg -- Textual fluidity and the interaction of Latin and the vernacular languages / Brian Murdoch -- Martianus Capella and the liberal arts / Andrew Hicks -- Mythography / Winthrop Wetherbee -- Biblical thematics : the story of Samson in medieval literary discourse / Greti Dinkova-Bruun -- The language, form, and performance of monophonic liturgical chants / Susan Boynton and Margot Fassler -- Regimens of schooling / Mia M√ľnster-Swendsen -- Gender / Sylvia Parsons and David Townsend -- Sex and sexuality / Larry Scanlon -- Medieval Latin spirituality: seeking divine presence / Anne Clark -- Modes of self-writing from antiquity to the later middle ages / Gur Zak -- Late antiquity, new departures / Marco Formisano -- Renaissances and revivals / Monika Otter -- Humanism and continuities in the transition to the early modern / Ronald Witt -- Medieval Latin texts, the introduction of print, and the development of editorial methods / Paolo Chiesa (translated from Italian) -- Medieval Latin in modern English : translations from the nineteenth century to the present day / Jan Ziolkowski -- Chronology of medieval authors.
Subject Latin philology, Medieval and modern.
Latin literature, Medieval and modern -- History and criticism.
Manuscripts, Latin (Medieval and modern)
Related Names Hexter, Ralph J., 1952-
Townsend, David, 1955-
ISBN 9780195394016
OCLC number 713834613