Criticism and Dissent in the Middle Ages
- Publish Date: 2006-03-09
- Binding: Paperback
What were the boundaries between official and subversive , orthodox and dissenting in the literary theory of the Middle Ages? This collection of new essays by major scholars examines medieval critical practices in relation to questions of orthodoxy and dissent within and between Latin and vernacular cultures. Specific topics include medieval teaching, theories of grammar and rhetoric, poetics and interpretation, academic sciences , clerical professionalism, literacy, visual images, theology, and heresy.