The Book of the Knight of the Tower - Barnhouse, R.
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This book explores knightly stories of medieval manners and is a commentary on what people in the middle ages wore, how they prayed and what they hoped for in this life and the next. These stories range from the shockingly bawdy to the deeply pious, and often end with morals about the ways women can avoid 'blame, shame, and defame'.…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
This book explores knightly stories of medieval manners and is a commentary on what people in the middle ages wore, how they prayed and what they hoped for in this life and the next. These stories range from the shockingly bawdy to the deeply pious, and often end with morals about the ways women can avoid 'blame, shame, and defame'.
  • Produktdetails
  • Arthurian and Courtly Cultures
  • Verlag: Springer Palgrave Macmillan; Palgrave Macmillan Us; M
  • Artikelnr. des Verlages: 978-1-349-53159-2
  • 1st ed. 2006
  • Seitenzahl: 260
  • Erscheinungstermin: 28. Juli 2006
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 216mm x 140mm x 14mm
  • Gewicht: 331g
  • ISBN-13: 9781349531592
  • ISBN-10: 1349531596
  • Artikelnr.: 45075720
Autorenporträt
REBECCA BARNHOUSE is Associate Professor, Youngstown State University, USA.
Inhaltsangabe
PART I: THE KNIGHT AND HIS BOOK Sir Geoffrey and His Family Sir Geoffrey's Books for his Daughters William Caxton's Version Books of Courtesy and Instruction The Retelling PART II: THE BOOK OF THE KNIGHT IN THE TOWER The Prologues Honoring God Fasting and Confessing Your Sins Going to Mass Manners and Marriage Being a Wife Raising Children Fashion Being Fashionable Love and Its Games Vice and Sin Virtues Praising Past Time