Poetry, Place and Gender: Studies in Medieval Culture in Honor of Helen Damico [Hardback]

Catherine Karkov (Editor)

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ISBN: 9781580441278 | Published by: Medieval Institute Publications | Year of Publication: 2010 | Language: English 380p,

Poetry, Place and Gender


A collection of papers primarily on Anglo-Saxon subjects, embracing Old English poetry, archaeology, art history, palaeography, liturgy, landscape, and gender. Each of the essays contributes new interpretations, new evidence, even new technologies to further the study of some key medieval works.

Table of Contents

Introduction by Patrick W. Conner
The Wearmouth Icon of the Virgin (A.D.679): Christological, Liturgical, and Iconographic Contexts by Eamonn O Carragain
The Dream of the Rood at Nones on Good Friday by Sarah Larratt Keefer
Prophetic Vision in The Dream of the Rood by Thomas N. Hall
Þyle as Fool: Revisiting Beowulf’s Hunferth by Leslie A. Donovan
The nathwylc Scribe and the nathwylc Text of Beowulf by Kevin Kiernan
Æðeldreda in the Old English Bede by Paul E. Szarmach
Goscelin, the Liber confortatorius, and the Library of Peterborough by Katherine O’Brien O’Keeffe
The Lady and the Vine: Putting the Horsewoman on the Hilton of Cadboll Cross-slab into Context by Kellie S. Meyer
Petitionary Poetry in Old English and Early Welsh: Deor, Widsið, Dadolwch Urien by David N. Klausner
Revisiting Anglo-Scandinavian Settlement and Sculpture by Christopher D. Morris
The Málsháttakvæði or “Proverb Poem” Englished by Roberta Frank
From the Wound in Christ’s Side to the Wound in His Heart: Progression from Male Exegesis to Female Mysticism by George Hardin Brown
Translating Images: Image and Poetic Reception in French, English, and Latin Versions of Guillaume de Deguileville’s Trois Pèlerinages by Richard K. Emmerson
Dante’s Views on Judaism, Christianity, and Islam: Perspectives from the New (Fourteenth) Century by Christopher Kleinhenz

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