Meaning and Its Objects: Material Culture in Medieval and Renaissance France

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Yale University Press, 2006 - Literary Criticism - 191 pages
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Gifts and Exchange
Andrew Cowell
Swords, Clubs and Relics: Performance, Identity and the Sacred
Deborah McGrady
'Tout son païs m'abandonna': Reinventing Patronage in Machaut's Fonteinne amoureuse
Margaret Burland
Narrative Objects and Living Stories in Galeran de Bretagne

Images and Portraits
Peggy McCracken
Miracles, Mimesis, and the Efficacy of Images
Alexa Sand
Vision and the Portrait of Jean le Bon
Cynthia Brown
Books in Performance: The Parisian Entry (1504) and Funeral (1514) of Anne of Brittany
Ann Rosalind Jones
Habits, Holdings, Heterologies: Populations in Print in a 1562 Costume Book
George Hoffmann
Montaigne's Nudes: The Lost Tower Paintings Rediscovered

Plans and Procedures
Jeff Persels
Taking the Piss out of Pantagruel: Urine and Micturition in Rabelais
David LaGuardia
Interrogation and the Performance of Truth in the Registre Criminel du Châtelet de Paris
Andrea Tarnowski
Material Examples: Philippe de Mézières's Order of the Passion
Michael Randall
Sword and Subject in Du Haillan's Histoire de France (1576)


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