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History in the comic mode [electronic resource] : medieval communities and the matter of person / edited by Rachel Fulton, Bruce W. Holsinger.

Contributor(s): Fulton, Rachel | Holsinger, Bruce W.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Columbia University Press, c2007Description: 1 online resource (x, 392 p.) : ill.Subject(s): Middle Ages | Civilization, Medieval | Individuality -- Europe -- History -- To 1500 | Identity (Psychology) -- Europe -- History -- To 1500 | Community life -- Europe -- History -- To 1500 | Religion and sociology -- Europe -- History -- To 1500 | Human body -- Social aspects -- Europe -- History -- To 1500 | Soul -- Social aspects -- Europe -- History -- To 1500 | Europe -- Religious life and customs | Europe -- Social conditions -- To 1492 | HISTORY | Individu en samenleving | Europa (geografie)Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: History in the comic mode.DDC classification: 940.1 Other classification: 15.70 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Forgetting Hathumoda : the afterlife of the first abbess of Gandersheim / Frederick S. Paxton -- "If one member glories-- " : community between the living and the saintly dead in Bernard of Clairvaux's Sermons for the Feast of All Saints / Anna Harrison -- The pope's shrunken head : the apocalyptic visions of Robert of Uz�es / Raymond Clemens -- Thomas of Cantimpr�e and female sanctity / John Coakley -- The changing fortunes of Angela of Foligno, daughter, mother, and wife / Catherine M. Mooney -- "A particular light of understanding" : Margaret of Cortona, the Franciscans, and a Cortonese cleric / Mary Harvey Doyno -- Fragments of devotion : charters and canons in Aquitaine, 876-1050 / Anna Trumbore Jones -- Naming names : the nomenclature of heresy in the early eleventh century / Thomas Head -- Economic development and demotic religiosity / Richard Landes -- Back-biting and self-promotion : the work of merchants of the Cairo Geniza / Jessica Goldberg -- John of Salisbury and the civic utility of religion / Mark Silk -- Understanding contagion : the contaminating effect of another's sin / Susan R. Kramer -- Calvin's smile / John Jeffries Martin -- Why all the fuss about the mind? : a medievalist's perspective on cognitive theory / Anne L. Clark -- Aspects of blood piety in a late-medieval English manuscript, London, British Library MS Additional 37049 / Marlene Villalobos Hennessy -- Machiavelli, trauma, and the scandal of the prince : an essay in speculative history / Alison K. Frazier -- Low country ascetics and oriental luxury : Jacques de Vitry, Marie of Oignies, and the treasures of Oignies / Sharon Farmer -- Crystalline wombs and pregnant hearts : the exuberant bodies of the Katharinenthal Visitation Group / Jacqueline E. Jung -- Gluttony and the anthropology of pain in Dante's Inferno and Purgatorio / Manuele Gragnolati -- "Human heaven" : John of Rupescissa's Alchemy at the end of the world / Leah DeVun -- Magic, bodies, university masters, and the invention of the late medieval witch / Steven P. Marrone -- Afterword : history in the comic mode / Rachel Fulton and Bruce Holsinger.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Forgetting Hathumoda : the afterlife of the first abbess of Gandersheim / Frederick S. Paxton -- "If one member glories-- " : community between the living and the saintly dead in Bernard of Clairvaux's Sermons for the Feast of All Saints / Anna Harrison -- The pope's shrunken head : the apocalyptic visions of Robert of Uz�es / Raymond Clemens -- Thomas of Cantimpr�e and female sanctity / John Coakley -- The changing fortunes of Angela of Foligno, daughter, mother, and wife / Catherine M. Mooney -- "A particular light of understanding" : Margaret of Cortona, the Franciscans, and a Cortonese cleric / Mary Harvey Doyno -- Fragments of devotion : charters and canons in Aquitaine, 876-1050 / Anna Trumbore Jones -- Naming names : the nomenclature of heresy in the early eleventh century / Thomas Head -- Economic development and demotic religiosity / Richard Landes -- Back-biting and self-promotion : the work of merchants of the Cairo Geniza / Jessica Goldberg -- John of Salisbury and the civic utility of religion / Mark Silk -- Understanding contagion : the contaminating effect of another's sin / Susan R. Kramer -- Calvin's smile / John Jeffries Martin -- Why all the fuss about the mind? : a medievalist's perspective on cognitive theory / Anne L. Clark -- Aspects of blood piety in a late-medieval English manuscript, London, British Library MS Additional 37049 / Marlene Villalobos Hennessy -- Machiavelli, trauma, and the scandal of the prince : an essay in speculative history / Alison K. Frazier -- Low country ascetics and oriental luxury : Jacques de Vitry, Marie of Oignies, and the treasures of Oignies / Sharon Farmer -- Crystalline wombs and pregnant hearts : the exuberant bodies of the Katharinenthal Visitation Group / Jacqueline E. Jung -- Gluttony and the anthropology of pain in Dante's Inferno and Purgatorio / Manuele Gragnolati -- "Human heaven" : John of Rupescissa's Alchemy at the end of the world / Leah DeVun -- Magic, bodies, university masters, and the invention of the late medieval witch / Steven P. Marrone -- Afterword : history in the comic mode / Rachel Fulton and Bruce Holsinger.

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