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Title Fama : the politics of talk and reputation in medieval Europe / edited by Thelma Fenster and Daniel Lord Smail.

Published Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, 2003.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (vii, 227 pages) : illustrations
Series Book collections on Project MUSE.
Books at JSTOR Evidence Based Acquisitions
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 215-218) and index.
Contents Introduction / Thelma Fenster, Daniel Lord Smail -- PART I. FAMA AND THE LAW -- Fama and the law in twelfth-century Tuscany / Chris Wickham -- Fama as a legal status in renaissance Florence / Thomas Kuehn -- Silent witnesses, absent women, and the law courts in medieval Germany / Madeline H. Caviness, Charles G. Nelson -- PART II. FAMA AND REPUTATION -- Good name, reputation, and notoriety in French customary law / F.R.P. Akehurst -- Infamy and proof in Medieval Spain / Jeffrey A. Bowman -- Constructing reputations : fama and memory in Christine de Pizan's Charles V and L'Advision Christine / Lori J. Walters -- PART 3. FAMA AND SPEECH -- Sin, speech, and scolding in late medieval England / Sandy Bardsley -- Romancing the world : fama in the middle English Sir Launfal and Athelston / Richard Horvath -- Fama and pastoral constraints on rebuking sinners : the book of Margery Kempe / Edwin D. Craun -- Conclusion / Thelma Fenster, Daniel Lord Smail.
Other author Fenster, Thelma S.
Smail, Daniel Lord.
JSTOR issuing body.
Subject Reputation (Law) -- Europe -- History -- To 1500.
Law, Medieval -- Social aspects.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9781501718106 (electronic bk.)
150171810X (electronic bk.)
0801439396 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9780801439391 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0801488575 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
9780801488573 (pbk. ; alk. paper)