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Tributes (HMTRIB 11)

Tributes in Honor of Richard K. Emmerson
Crossing Medieval Disciplines

E. Gertsman, K. Griffith, D. Carter (eds.)
approx. 320 p., 91 b/w ill. + 60 colour ill., 220 x 280 mm
ISBN: 978-1-909400-99-3
Languages: English
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Honoring the scholarship of Richard K. Emmerson, this collection interrogates the concept of interdisciplinarity through a set of essays that traverse the traditional boundaries of various fields in medieval studies.
This interdisciplinary collection celebrates the scholarship of Richard K. Emmerson, one of the most prominent medievalists of his generation. With contributions to the history of medieval literature, drama, theology, and art, this anthology not only showcases the fields with which Emmerson’s own work engaged, but also demonstrates the fruitfulness of the cross-disciplinary approach that has come to define these fields. Although the essays employ a broad range of source material—from devotional texts to royal chronicles and from architectural sculpture to illuminated manuscripts—the book focuses specifically on four distinct but related topics: word-image relationships, eschatology, identity, and moral argument. The contributions, written by Emmerson’s colleagues and former students, speak to the importance of interdisciplinarity and demonstrate the profound influence of Emmerson’s work on the rich field of medieval studies.

Elina Gertsman is Professor of Art History at CWRU. She is the author and editor of several books, including The Dance of Death in the Middle Ages (2010) and Worlds Within (2015).
Karlyn Griffith is Assistant Professor of Art History at Cal Poly, Pomona. She was the recipient of research grants from the American Philosophical Society and Bibliographical Society of the UK. Her work has been recently published in Viator and Pecia.
Deirdre Carter is a doctoral candidate in Art History at FSU and was awarded the Medieval Academy’s 2013-2014 Schallek Fellowship.

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION: BETWEEN, WITHIN, ACROSS THE DISCIPLINES
Deirdre Carter, Elina Gertsman, and Karlyn Griffith

PART I: IMAGING AND IMAGINING THE TEXT

Lawrence Nees, “Antique and Pseudo-Antique in Carolingian Manuscripts”
Joan Holladay, “Illustrating Chronicles: Alternatives to the Narrative Mode”
Lucy Freeman Sandler, “Visions of the Beginning and the End: The Office of the Angels Added to the Psalter and Hours of Yolande of Soissons (New York, Pierpont Morgan Library MS M.729)”
Kathryn A. Smith, “Found in Translation: Images Visionary and Visceral in a Fourteenth-Century Anglo-Norman Bible”
Penn Szittya, “God’s Palimpsest: Omne Bonum and the Medieval ‘Artist’s Book’”

PART II: THIS IS THE END: ESCHATOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVES

David Johnson, “The Anglo-Saxon Antichrist: þæt is on Englisc, Godes wiðersaca”
David Bevington, “Staging of the Tegernsee Antichrist”
Jennifer Feltman, “The Life of St. John in the Apocalypse Program at Reims Cathedral”
Nigel Morgan, “A Fragmentary English Fourteenth-Century Apocalypse, British Library MS Add. 38842”
Karlyn Griffith, “The Spectacle of Blood and Chivalric Violence in Three English, Metrical Apocalypses”

PART III: BEYOND THE PAGE: ISSUES OF IDENTITY

Tom Heffernan, “Wife or Concubine: The Social Class of Perpetua in the Passio Sanctarum Perpetuae et Felicitatis”
Deirdre Carter, “From Cult to Community: The Pictorial Continuation of Matthew Paris’s Life of Saint Alban”
Robert W. Hanning, “Rituals of Identity, Strategies of Desire: How a Servant becomes King for a Night in Decameron 3.2”
Ronald Herzman, “Francis, Jacopone, Dante”
Elaine Treharne, “The Endurance of the Name in Manuscripts, 700-1500”

PART IV: SPIRITUALITY AND THE MORAL ARGUMENT

Beatrice Kitzinger, “The Good, the Bad, and the Ivory: Moral Distinction and the Crucifixion on the Cover of Ms. Lat. 9388"
Bernard McGinn, “The Ordering of Love in the Twelfth Century”
Jack Freiberg, “The ‘Image of Pity,’ the True Cross, and Spain”
Thomas Goodmann, “Safe as Houses: Penetration, Containment, and Naming the Friars”

IN PLACE OF AN EPILOGUE: WHAT ELSE DO WE SEE?

Sarah Andyshak, Deirdre Carter, and Karlyn Griffith

Interest Classification:
Fine Arts & Performing Arts
Art History (general)
Medieval art history

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