Ghosts In The Middle Ages

Author: Jean-Claude Schmitt
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226738888
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Schmitt argues that beliefs and the imaginary depend above all on the structures and functioning of society and culture, and he shows how the Christian culture of the Middle Ages enlarged the notion of ghosts and created many opportunities ...


Author: Ronald C. Finucane
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What differences are there in the functions and intentions ascribed to ghosts? How have the changes in more general beliefs - in religion and science, in particular - influenced the perception of ghosts?

Medieval Ghost Stories

Author: Andrew Joynes
Publisher: Boydell & Brewer
ISBN: 1843832690
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The absence of any specific genre of ghost story during the Middle Ages means
that there is perhaps the danger of 'over-classifying' the ghostly occurrences and
supernatural incidents which feature in medieval literature. By the late Middle ...

The Place Of The Dead

Author: Bruce Gordon
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521645188
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In the following pages I discuss the displaced dead who wandered, restlessly,
through the imaginations of late medieval urban communities. Their memories -
and, according to the texts I shall discuss, their ghosts - lingered on amidst the ...

Ghosts On The Roof

Author: Whittaker Chambers
Publisher: Transaction Publishers
ISBN: 9781412824590
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THE MIDDLE AGES (Life, April 7, 1947) ONE DAY IN the Dark Ages, St.
Scothinus, having purged himself by severe chastisements from all molestations
and imperfections of lustful desires, started to walk across the sea to England. By
chance ...

Spectres Of The Self

Author: Shane McCorristine
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1139788825
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1 The haunted mind, 1750–1850 Ghosts reformed The ghost had a purpose and
a place in medieval society. Its purpose was generallyto return to the terrene
world to urge sinners to repent, to request prayers be saidfor the benefit of the
souls ...

Printing The Middle Ages

Author: Sian Echard
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
ISBN: 0812201841
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Ghost. in. the. Machine. Digital. Avatars. of. Medieval. Manuscripts. On June 26,
2001, the British Library threw a party. Among the attendees were TessaJowell,
Secretary of State for Culture, Media, and Sport in the UK, and the pop group ...

Shakespeare And The Middle Ages

Author: Curtis Perry
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191609676
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—Karl Barth Grace, inasmuch as it is given gratuitously, excludes the notion of
debt. —Thomas Aquinas You pay a great deal too dear for what's given freely. —
The Winter's Tale (1.1.17–18) The Grace of Christ, or the holie Ghost by him
geven ...

Heaven Can Wait

Author: Diana Walsh Pasulka
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190210818
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Carl Watkins, History and the Supernatural in Medieval England (Cambridge:
Cambridge University Press, 2007), 187. 9. Jean Claude Schmitt, Ghosts in the
Middle Ages (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1998), 11. 10. Carol Zaleski