Writing the lives of people and things, ad 500-1700 : a multi-disciplinary future for biography / edited by Robert F.W. Smith and Gemma L. Watson
- Introduction / Robert F.W. Smith and Gemma L. Watson -- Part I. Rescuing forgotten lives -- The (truncated) life of Alice de Solers Rufus née de Huntingfield: a Medieval hostage, wife and widow / Katherine Weikert -- Writing the lives of legal writers: the use of prosopography in Medieval legal history / Kitrina Bevan -- The scandalous life of a puritan divine: John Harmar and Winchester College, 1569-1613 / Robert F.W. Smith -- Part II. The lives of objects and their owners -- The lives and deaths of people and things: biographical approaches to dress in early Anglo-Saxon England / Toby F. Martin -- Roger Machado: a life in objects / Gemma L. Watson -- Mary Beale (1633-1699) and her objects of affection / Helen Draper -- "Look here upon this picture": how Hamlet reads portraits as biographical texts / Yolana Wassersug -- Part III. The life of the book -- Textual criticism, biography and the case of William White, printer / Natalie C. Aldred -- Scriptural truths? Calvinist internationalism and military professionalism in the bible of Philip Skippon / Ismini Pells -- Books and their lives: collection, biography and the Petworth House plays / Maria Kirk -- Part IV. Communities and individuals -- Real and ideal biographies in Medieval parish church building / Gabriel Byng -- Writing community: the opportunities and challenges of group biography in the case of Wilton Abbey / Kathryn Maude -- Part V. Representing lives -- Hagiography as biography, biography as "history": Medieval and modern uses of the thirteenth-century vitae of Clare of Assisi / Kirsty Day -- Functions of anchoritic spaces and the implications of omission in Julian of Norwich's "Revelations of divine love" / Justin M. Byron-Davies.
- 9781472450678 (hardcover alkaline paper)
1472450671 (hardcover alkaline paper)
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- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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