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

By Renana Bartal

Gender, Piety, and construction in Fourteenth-Century English Apocalypse Manuscripts is the 1st in-depth research of 3 textually and iconographically different Apocalypses illustrated in England within the first half the fourteenth century via a unmarried crew of artists. It deals an in depth examine a gaggle of illuminators formerly at the edge of paintings historic scholarship, not easy the commonly-held conception of them as mere craftsmen at a time whilst either audiences and strategies of creation have been changing into more and more different. reading the manuscripts? codicological good points, visible and textual programmes, and social contexts, it explores the mechanisms of a fourteenth-century advertisement workshop and lines the customization of those books of an analogous style to the desires and expectancies of various readers, revealing the an important effect in their lady viewers. The publication may be of curiosity to students and scholars of English medieval artwork, medieval manuscripts, and the medieval Apocalypse, in addition to medievalists attracted to overdue medieval spirituality and theology, medieval spiritual and highbrow tradition, booklet patronage and possession, and feminine patronage and ownership.

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