Reading Texts and Images: Essays on Medieval and Renaissance Art and Patronage : in Honour of Margaret M. Manion

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Bernard James Muir
University of Exeter Press, Jan 1, 2002 - Art - 337 pages
This book is a collection of specially-commissioned art-historical essays on the theme of manuscript studies by some of the world's leading art historians and curators of manuscripts. It is expected to be even more successful and well-received than the comparable volume from University of Exeter Press, The Art of the Book: Its Place in Medieval Worship, edited by Margaret M. Manion and Bernard J. Muir. The contributors are writing on their particular area of manuscript study, with the Wharncliffe Hours and the Book of Kells among the important manuscripts discussed. Their essays are written in honour of Margaret M. Manion, Professor Emeritus, Department of Fine Arts, University of Melbourne. Margaret Manion has an international reputation for her work in the field of art history. Her many publications include a facsimile edition of The Wharncliffe Hours (Thames and Hudson) and Medieval and Renaissance Illuminated Manuscripts in Australian Collections (with Vera F. Vines, Thames and Hudson).

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Contents

The Genealogy of Christ and the Decoration of Folio 188
7
The River of Life in the Medieval Mosaics of S Maria Maggiore
35
Palimpsest Music and Renaissance
57
Patrons and Devotional Images in English Art of the International
93
The Illustration of the Psalms in FourteenthCentury English
123
Pink Elephants in Brussels
153
Chastity Love and Marriage in the Margins of the Wharncliffe Hours
201
A Further Illuminated Devotional Book for the Use
221
Narrative Altarpieces
237
Changing Representations
273
The Case
297
PUBLICATIONS
315
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About the author (2002)


Bernard Muir is Reader in Medieval Language and Literature in the English Department, University of Melbourne. His publications include The Exeter Anthology of Old English Poetry (Exeter) and A Pre-Conquest English Prayerbook (Boydell).

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