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Sanctity and pornography in medieval culture

on the verge

by William E. Burgwinkle

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Published by Manchester University Press in Manchester, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pornography,
  • History,
  • Sex,
  • Saints,
  • Christianity

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementBill Burgwinkle and Cary Howie
    ContributionsHowie, Cary
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ471 .B87 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 216 p., [8] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages216
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24858539M
    ISBN 100719080290
    ISBN 109780719080296
    LC Control Number2011281366
    OCLC/WorldCa681477536


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Medieval Christians, like their more secular modern counterparts, used images and accounts of pain and pleasure, bodily exposure and enclosure, to. Sanctity and Pornography in Medieval Cultureis, at its most fundamental, a book about reader/viewer response. The chapters are interested in answering the question “why does this person Sanctity and pornography in medieval culture book thing—in the case of saints and pornography, a particular kind of beloved body—arouse me?” (1).Author: Sara S.

Poor. Sanctity and Pornography in Medieval Culture: On the Verge. By Bill Burgwinkle and Cary Howie. Manchester, UK: Manchester University Press, Pp. $ (cloth). This book may be a challenge to many readers of this journal, as it was to me. It both invites and resists reviewing, in the end asking that the reader “try not to grasp Author: Elspeth Whitney.

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Burgwinkle, Cary Howie (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. His most recent book, Sanctity and Pornography in Medieval Culture: On the Verge (co-authored with Bill Burgwinkle and published by Manchester University Press) demonstrates Professor Howie’s interest in the complex intersections between the sacred and the sexual.

Erotic scenes in medieval illuminated manuscripts also appeared, but were seen only by those who could afford the extremely expensive hand-made books. Most of these drawings occur in the margins of books.

The images of saints in medieval Europe bear an uncanny resemblance to modern pornographic images, says Cary Howie in his new book 'Sanctity and Pornography in Medieval Culture: On the Verge.' (Jan. 18, ).

Images of saints in medieval Europe bear an uncanny resemblance to modern pornographic images, says Cary Howie, assistant professor of Romance studies and director of Cornell's Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Studies Program, in his new book, "Sanctity and Pornography in Medieval Culture: On the Verge" (Manchester University Press).

Medieval Culture. London: Reaktion Books,p. 18 Ibid., p. 19 BURGWINKLE and HOWIE. Sanctity and Pornography in Medieval Culture, p.

WOODS, Ian, et alii (org.). Mirabilia 18 (/1) Leeds Congress Congreso de Leeds Congresso de Leeds Books. Sanctity and Pornography in Medieval Culture: On the Verge (Manchester / Palgrave ) Claustrophilia: The Erotics of Enclosure in Medieval Literature (Palgrave ) Selected articles and chapters "Rude Theory: The Rough Trade of the Fabliaux," in Comic Provocations, ed.

Holly A. Crocker (Palgrave, ). Book Reviews (recent) Review of Bill Burwinkle and Cary Howe, Sanctity and Pornography in Medieval Culture: On the Verge in The Journal of the History of Sexuality (forthcoming, ). Review of Catherine Rider, Magic and Impotence in the Middle Ages. He has published several books, including The Cambridge History of French Literature (ed.), Sanctity and Pornography in medieval culture; Sodomy, Masculinity and Law in Medieval Literature, Love for Sale and Razos and Troubadour Songs and is currently supervising doctoral theses on the abject and sublime in Occitan saints' lives, space and.

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Through readings of texts and images, sacred and profane, from preimodern France and Italy as well as Anglo-American modernity, the book makes a case for paying closer attention to the surfaces of.

Anneke B. Mulder-Bakker is Senior Lecturer in Medieval History and Medieval Studies at the University of Groningen (Netherlands). Her wide-ranging publications on historiography, hagiography and Gender Studies include Sanctity and Motherhood (Garland, ), De Kluizenaar in de Eik (The Hermit in the Oak, ), and Gouden Legenden (Golden Legend, ).

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co-author with Simon Gaunt and Jane Gilbert (Oxford University Press, ) References This page was last edited on 3 May. "Sean Field's Isabelle of France is an important addition to our understanding of medieval sanctity, especially royal sanctity and the Capetian dynasty, as well as lay participation and leadership in religious life in the medieval church." Darleen Pryds, Franciscan School of Theology, Graduate Theological Union "Beautifully written, based on meticulous and probing analysis of the sources, Sean Reviews: 1.

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Language and Imagination in the Gawain Poems. Sanctity and Pornography in Medieval Culture: On the Verge. Bill Burgwinkle and Cary Howie. Bill Burgwinkle and Cary Howie. Manchester and New York: Manchester University Press,   Cary Howie is Assistant Professor of French Literature at Cornell rophilia was published by Palgrave in His most recent project is Sanctity and Pornography in Medieval Culture: On the Verge, co-authored with William Burgwinkle (Manchester, forthcoming in ).His recent interests include medieval hagiography and mysticism, theology and literature, anachronism.

While studies of sanctity and heresy tend to be undertaken separately, Proving Woman brings these two avenues of inquiry together by associating the downward trajectory of holy women with medieval society’s progressive reliance on the inquisitional procedure.

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Cary Howie is Associate Professor of Romance Studies at Cornell University. Looking at the Minaj image, and reading the various positions viewers adopt towards it, I’m reminded strongly of a chapter in Bill Burgwinkle and Cary Howie’s book, Sanctity and book disentangles the relationship of modern pornographic image (and narrative) to medieval hagiography, a genre that so often foregrounds tortured bodies with more than a touch of titillation.

Sanctity as literature in late medieval Britain Eva von Contzen and Anke Bernau (eds) Reading Robin Hood: Content, form and reception in the outlaw myth Stephen Knight Annotated Chaucer bibliography: – Mark Allen and Stephanie Amsel Roadworks: Medieval Britain, medieval roads Valerie Allen and Ruth Evans (eds) With original translations of primary texts and articles by leading researchers in the field, Sanctity in the North gives an introduction to the literary production associated with the cult of the saints in medieval more than five hundred years, Nordic clerics and laity venerated a host of saints through liturgical celebrations, written manuscripts, visual arts, and oral.

Charity also played a part in the investigation of putative cases of sanctity by the papacy, and in the representation of sanctity in collections of the lives of saints, such as Jacobus de Voragine’s Golden Legend.1 By the early fifteenth century when Christine de Pisan, a well-read recipient of this tradition, was writing her book of advice.

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In Courting Sanctity, Sean L. Field argues that, in fact, holy women were central to the Capetian's self-presentation as being uniquely favored by God. Tracing the.