Renaissance and Renewal in the Twelfth Century

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Robert Louis Benson, Giles Constable, Carol Dana Lanham
University of Toronto Press, Jan 1, 1991 - Social Science - 781 pages
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Twenty-seven authors approach the diverse areas of the cultural, religious, and social life of the twelfth century. These essays form a basic resource for all interested in this pivotal century. A reprint of the first edition first published in 1982.

  

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Contents

Terms and Ideas of Renewal
1
Concepts and Realities
37
The Renewal of Theology
68
The Reform of the Liturgy from a Renaissance Perspective
88
The Schools of Paris and the School of Chartres
113
A Social Perspective
138
Commentary and Hermeneutics
173
Schools Preachers and New Attitudes to the Page
201
Rome and Italy
637
The North
671
The Dialectic of Development
711
Contributors
759
Contents
xi
Introduction 3
3
Research Methodology 31
31
The Social Construction of a Dropout Dispelling
46

Toulouse and Its Region
229
Audience and Patronage
248
Consciousness of Self and Perceptions of Individuality
263
The Revival of Jurisprudence
299
Institutional Foundations of the New Jurisprudence
324
Two Models from Roman Antiquity
339
Visions of Past and Future
387
Translations and Translators
421
The Transformation of the Quadrivium
463
The Culmination of the Old Logic in Peter Abelard
488
A TwelfthCentury
512
Classicism and Style in Latin Literature
537
Profane Elements in Literature
569
The Rise of Literary Fiction
593
The New Fascination with Ancient Rome
615
Understanding Student Disengagement 64
64
Intersections of Race Class and Gender 85
85
Authority Power and Respect 106
106
Streaming and Teacher Expectations Social Change
115
Curriculum Content and Connection 137
137
Framing Issues of Identity and Representation 150
150
The Colour of Knowledge Confronting Eurocentrism 169
169
Family Community and Society 189
189
Visions of Educational and Social Change 199
199
The Missing Link 220
220
APPENDICES 255
255
REFERENCES 269
269
SUBJECT INDEX 285
285
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About the author (1991)

Robert L. Benson is a member of the Department of History at University of California at Los Angeles and of the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies there.

Giles Constable is a professor emeritus with the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton University.

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