History and the written word : documents, literacy, and language in the Age of the Angevins /

"This book is about how and why history-writers used-that is, invoked, cited, rewrote, or even performed-documents in the High Middle Ages. The author asks here, most basically, what those documents are, and he also asks what the documents mean and what they do. The book focuses on the historie...

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Author / Creator:Bainton, Henry, author.
Edition:1st edition.
Imprint:Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2020]
Description:200 pages ; 24 cm.
Language:English
Series:The Middle Ages series
Middle Ages series.
Subject:English literature -- Middle English, 1100-1500 -- History and criticism.
Literacy -- England -- History.
English literature -- Middle English.
Historiography.
History -- Sources.
Literacy.
Great Britain -- History -- Angevin period, 1154-1216 -- Historiography.
Great Britain -- History -- Angevin period, 1154-1216 -- Sources.
England.
Great Britain.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
History.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/12037677
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ISBN:9780812251906
0812251903
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary:"This book is about how and why history-writers used-that is, invoked, cited, rewrote, or even performed-documents in the High Middle Ages. The author asks here, most basically, what those documents are, and he also asks what the documents mean and what they do. The book focuses on the histories written in the second half of the twelfth century in the lands of the Angevin kings of England and the documents that those histories reproduce"--

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