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The Idea of the Book in the Middle Ages

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The Idea of the Book in the Middle Ages

Language Theory, Mythology, and Fiction

Jesse Gellrich

294 Pages
Paperback
ISBN: 9781501740701
Cornell University Press

This book assess the relationship of literature to various other cultural forms in the Middle Ages. Jesse M. Gellrich uses the insights of such thinkers as Levi-Strauss, Foucault, Barthes, and Derrida to explore the continuity of medieval ideas about speaking, writing, and texts.

Reviews

"One of the most successful attempts yet to apply contemporary literary theory to medieval poetry."

- A.J. Minnis, Times Literary Supplement

About the Author

Jesse M. Gellrich is Assistant Professor of English at the University of Michigan.

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