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Author Le Goff, Jacques, 1924-

Uniform Title Imaginaire medieval. English
Title The medieval imagination / Jacques Le Goff ; translated by Arthur Goldhammer.

Imprint Chicago, Ill. : University of Chicago Press, 1992, c1988.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  840.9001 L525m 1992    ---  Available
Edition Paperback ed.
Description vii, 293 p. ; 24 cm.
Note Translation of: L'imaginaire medieval.
Bibliography Includes bibliography (p. 243-279) and index.
Contents Marvelous in the medieval West -- Wilderness in the medieval West -- Perception of Christendom by the Roman curia and the organization of an Ecumenical Council in 1274 -- Time of Purgatory (third to thirteenth century) -- Time of the Exemplum (thirteenth century) -- Body and ideology in the medieval West -- Gestures in Purgatory -- Repudiation of pleasure -- Levi-Strauss in Broceliande : a brief analysis of a courtly romance -- Vestimentary and alimentary codes in Erec et Enide -- Warriors and conquering bourgeois : the image of the city in twelfth-century French literature -- Urban metaphor of William of Auvergne -- Social realities and ideological codes in the early thirteenth century : an Exemplum by James of Vitry -- Christianity and dreams (second to seventh century) -- Dreams of Helmbrecht the Elder.
Subject French literature -- To 1500 -- History and criticism.
Marvelous, The, in literature.
Fantasy literature, French -- History and criticism.
Philosophy, Medieval.
Civilization, Medieval.
Added Author Goldhammer, Arthur.
ISBN 0226470857 (pbk.)

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