Book Series Profane Arts of the Middle Ages, vol. 1

Profane Imagery in Marginal Arts of the Middle Ages

Elaine C. Block, Malcolm Jones (eds)

  • Pages: 420 p.
  • Size:165 x 235 mm
  • Illustrations:50 b/w
  • Language(s):English, French
  • Publication Year:2009

  • ISBN: 978-2-503-51599-1
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  • ISBN: 978-2-503-53823-5
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Table of Contents:


Introduction - Malcolm Jones, Preface - Elaine C. Block, Editorial - Hugh Harrison, Technical Aspects of the Misericord

Profane Imagery on Misericords and Lead Badges

Charles Tracy, Misericords as an Interpretative Tool in the Study of Choir Stalls - Elaine C. Block, Misericords and the World of Bruegel - Christa Grössinger, Tutivillus - M. A. Hall, Where the Abbot Carries Dice: Gaming-Board Misericords in Context - S. J. F. S. Philips, Flying Low Down Under: Representations of Winged Mammals, Fowl, and Birds on English Misericords - Terry Pearson, The Mermaid in the Church - Jennifer Fellows, Romance among the Choir Stalls: Middle English Romance Motifs on English Misericords - Paul Hardwick, Misinterpretations in the Margins - Stefanie Stockhorst, Passionate Pilgrims: Secular Lead Badges as Precursors of Emblemata Amatoria

Profane Imagery in other Marginal Media

Naomi Reed Kline, Obscenity as the Woodworker's Last Laugh - Diane G. Scillia, Looking for Fun in All the Wrong Places: Humour and Comedy in Moralizing Prints - Walter S. Gibson, A Sacred Text Profaned: Seven Women Fight for the Breeches - Sylvie Bethmont-Gallerand, Iconographie des charniers, des ossuaires et des aîtres à travers la France médiévale - Silke Meyer, An Iconography of Shame: German Defamatory Pictures of the Early Modern Era - Mark P. McDonald, The Lost Print Collection of Ferdinand Columbus (1488-1539)

The Marginal Arts in the Mainstream

Brian J. Levy, Screening in the Middle Ages: Costumes and Objects as Medieval Signifiers in The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938) - Frédéric Billiet, Diabolus in musica dans les stalles médiévales: significations du désordre musical - Malcolm Jones, Review of Averting Demons by Ruth Mellinkoff - Sylvie Bethmont-Gallerand and Elaine C. Block, Resumés in French and English

Appendix / List of photographs by site

The Authors