Medieval Practices of Space

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U of Minnesota Press, 2000 - Civilization, Medieval - 269 pages
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The contributors to this volume cross disciplinary and theoretical boundaries to read the words, metaphors, images, signs, poetic illusions, and identities with which medieval men and women used space and place to add meaning to the world.
 

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Contents

Place Power and Public Fantasy
1
The Linguistic Cartography of Property and Power
37
Spaces of Arbitration and the Organization of Space
64
Architecture and the Iconoclastic Controversy
121
Staging PlaceSpace in the EleventhCentury
128
Space and Discipline in Early Medieval Europe
149
Theatrical Space Mutable Space and the Space
167
Dramatic Memories and Tortured Spaces
199
The Spatial Afterlife
223
On Villons
242
Contributors
261
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