Textual and visual representations of power and justice in medieval France : manuscripts and early printed books /

"Thoroughly interdisciplinary in approach, this volume examines how the exercising of power, the distribution of justice, and transgression against the law were portrayed in both textual and pictorial terms in works produced and circulated in medieval French manuscripts and early printed books....

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Imprint:Farnham, Surrey : Ashgate, [2015]
Description:xviii, 322 pages ; 25 cm
Language:English
Subject:Power (Social sciences) in literature.
Justice in literature.
Power (Social sciences) in art.
Justice in art.
French literature -- To 1500 -- History and criticism.
Manuscripts, French.
Early printed books -- France.
Early printed books.
French literature.
Justice in art.
Justice in literature.
Manuscripts, French.
Politics and government.
Power (Social sciences) in art.
Power (Social sciences) in literature.
Social conditions.
France -- Politics and government -- 987-1328 -- Sources.
France -- Politics and government -- 1328-1589 -- Sources.
France -- Social conditions -- 987-1515 -- Sources.
France.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Sources.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/10352647
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Other authors / contributors:Brown-Grant, Rosalind, editor.
Hedeman, Anne D., 1952- editor.
Ribémont, Bernard, editor.
ISBN:9781472415707 (hardback : alkaline paper)
1472415701 (hardback : alkaline paper)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary:"Thoroughly interdisciplinary in approach, this volume examines how the exercising of power, the distribution of justice, and transgression against the law were portrayed in both textual and pictorial terms in works produced and circulated in medieval French manuscripts and early printed books. The essays analyse a wide variety of texts to offer new insights into the ways in which the language and imagery of politics and justice permeated medieval French culture"--Provided by publisher.
Standard no.:9781472415707