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Movement and Meaning in the Divine Comedy: Toward an Understanding of Dante's Processional Poetics
Movement and Meaning in the Divine Comedy: Toward an Understanding of Dante's Processional Poetics (January 2005)
Bernardo Lecture Series, No. 14
Christopher Kleinhenz - Author
Sandro Sticca - Editor

Argues that the analysis of movement and its correlative procession in the Divine Comedyis fundamental to an understanding of how Dante generates meaning in his poetic text.

Christopher Kleinhenz’s Movement and Meaning in the Divine Comedy: Toward an Understanding of Dante’s Processional Poetics is the fourteenth in a series of publications occasioned by the annual Bernardo Lecture at the Center f...(Read More)
 
 
Encounters with God in Augustine's Confessions
Encounters with God in Augustine's Confessions (July 2004)
Books VII-IX
Carl G. Vaught - Author

This reappraisal of the middle section of Augustine's Confessions covers the period of Augustine's conversion to Christianity. The author argues against the prevailing Neoplatonic interpretation of Augustine.

This book continues Carl G. Vaught's thoroughgoing reinterpretation of Augustine's Confessions—one that rejects the view that Augustine is simply a Neoplatonist and argues that he is also a definitively...(Read More)
 
 
Mediaevalia Volume #25, Issue #2, Special Issue
Mediaevalia Volume #25, Issue #2, Special Issue (2004)
Sandro Sticca - Editor
Dana E. Stewart - Associate editor
Penny Eley - Guest editor
Mario Longtin - Guest editor
Catherine Hanley - Guest editor

 
 
Mediaevalia Volume #25, Issue #1
Mediaevalia Volume #25, Issue #1 (2004)
Sandro Sticca - Editor
Dana E. Stewart - Associate editor

 
 
Dante and the Jewish Question
Dante and the Jewish Question (January 2004)
Bernardo Lecture Series, No. 13
Rachel Jacoff - Author
Sandro Sticca - Editor

Addresses Jacoff’s own discomfort with Dante’s reiteration of the deicide charge against the Jews in Paradiso 7 and elsewhere.

Rachel Jacoff’sDante and the Jewish Question is the thirteenth in a seriesof publications occasioned by the annual Bernardo Lecture at the Center for Medieval and Early Renaissance Studies (CEMERS) at Binghamton University, the State University of New York. This...(Read More)
 
 
Dante the Book Glutton, or, Food for Thought from Italian Poets
Dante the Book Glutton, or, Food for Thought from Italian Poets (January 2004)
Bernardo Lecture Series, No. 12
Victoria Kirkham - Author
Sandro Sticca - Editor

Explores Dante’s love of books.

Victoria Kirkham’sDante the Book Glutton, or, Food for Thought from Italian Poets is the twelfth in a seriesof publications occasioned by the annual Bernardo Lecture at the Center for Medieval and Early Renaissance Studies (CEMERS) at Binghamton University. This series offers public lectures which have been given by distinguished medieval and Renaissance schola...(Read More)
 
 
Anglo-Saxon Styles
Anglo-Saxon Styles (September 2003)
Catherine E. Karkov - Editor
George Hardin Brown - Editor

Considers the definitions and implications of style in Anglo-Saxon art and literature.

Art historian Meyer Schapiro defined style as "the constant form—and sometimes the constant elements, qualities, and expression—in the art of an individual or group." Today, style is frequently overlooked as a critical tool, with our interest instead resting with the personal, the ephemeral, and the fragmentary. ...(Read More)
 
 
The Journey toward God in Augustine's Confessions
The Journey toward God in Augustine's Confessions (August 2003)
Books I-VI
Carl G. Vaught - Author

A new interpretation of the first six books of Augustine's Confessions, emphasizing the importance of Christianity rather than Neoplatonism.

This detailed discussion of Augustine's journey toward God, as it is described in the first six books of the Confessions, begins with infancy, moves through childhood and adolescence, and culminates in youthful maturity. In the first stage, Augustine deals with the ...(Read More)
 
 
Mediaevalia Volume #24, Issue #1
Mediaevalia Volume #24, Issue #1 (2003)
Sandro Sticca - Editor
Dana E. Stewart - Assistant editor

 
 
The Philosopher-King in Medieval and Renaissance Jewish Political Thought
The Philosopher-King in Medieval and Renaissance Jewish Political Thought (October 2002)
Abraham Melamed - Author
Lenn E. Goodman - Edited with a foreword by

Illustrates Plato’s theory of the philosopher-king in the context of medieval and Renaissance Jewish thought.

This original treatment of medieval and Renaissance Jewish thinkers expands the scope of Jewish philosophy and adds new depth to our understanding of Jewish culture of the period. While medieval Christian political philosophy was based on Aristotle’s Politics, Muslim and Jewish philosophy adh...(Read More)
 
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