The Paradox of the Mystical Text in Medieval English Literature (Studies in Medieval Literature S. No 25)

The Paradox of the Mystical Text in Medieval English Literature (Studies in Medieval Literature S. No 25)

By: Charles M. Jenkins (author)Hardback

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This study reveals how mysticism was the religious, and subsequently the artistic, basis of later symbolic and allegorical literary expressions in English mediaeval literature. It examines scriptural and patristic influences, Anglo-Saxon runes, and the work of Bede, Aelfric, Caedmon and Cynewulf.

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  • ISBN13: 9780773468450
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 288
  • ID: 9780773468450
  • ISBN10: 0773468455

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