Orpheus in the Middle Ages

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Syracuse University Press, 2000 - Literary Criticism - 267 pages
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This is a new edition of Friedman's classic examination of the myth of Orpheus in the late antique and medieval periods. Friedman discusses Christian, Jewish and romantic secular portraits' of Orpheus, and considers artistic, literary and philosophical sources. In this edition the original text remains unchanged, but the bibliography has been updated.
 

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Contents

IV
86
King Orpheus and His Queen in Medieval Romance
146
Notes
213
Bibliography
241
Index
261
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John Block Friedman is visiting professor of English at Kent State University, Salem, and professor emeritus of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

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