"Gender, Piety, and Production in Fourteenth-Century English by Renana Bartal

By Renana Bartal

Gender, Piety, and creation in Fourteenth-Century English Apocalypse Manuscripts is the 1st in-depth examine of 3 textually and iconographically varied Apocalypses illustrated in England within the first half the fourteenth century through a unmarried team of artists. It bargains an in depth examine a gaggle of illuminators formerly at the edge of artwork ancient scholarship, hard the commonly-held conception of them as mere craftsmen at a time while either audiences and techniques of construction have been turning into more and more different. examining the manuscripts? codicological positive factors, visible and textual programmes, and social contexts, it explores the mechanisms of a fourteenth-century advertisement workshop and strains the customization of those books of an identical style to the wishes and expectancies of various readers, revealing the an important impact in their girl viewers. The e-book could be of curiosity to students and scholars of English medieval paintings, medieval manuscripts, and the medieval Apocalypse, in addition to medievalists drawn to overdue medieval spirituality and theology, medieval non secular and highbrow tradition, e-book patronage and possession, and feminine patronage and ownership.

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