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Author McNamer, Sarah.

Title Affective meditation and the invention of medieval compassion / Sarah McNamer.

Published Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2010]
©2010

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  242.09420902 MCNA    AVAILABLE
Physical description viii, 309 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series The Middle Ages series.
Middle Ages series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Introduction. Intimate Scripts in the History of Emotion -- Pt. I. The Origins of an Affective Mode -- 1. Compassion and the Making of a True Sponsa Christi -- 2. The Genealogy of a Genre -- 3. Franciscan Meditation Reconsidered -- Pt. II. Performing Compassion in Late Medieval England -- 4. Feeling Like a Woman -- 5. Marian Lament and the Rise of a Vernacular Ethics -- 6. Kyndenesse and Resistance in the Middle English Passion Lyric.
Subject Jesus Christ -- Passion -- Prayers and devotions -- History and criticism.
Devotional literature, English (Middle) -- History and criticism.
Devotional literature, Italian -- History and criticism.
Devotional literature, Latin (Medieval and modern) -- History and criticism.
Sorrows of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Devotion to -- England -- History -- To 1500.
Compassion -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History -- To 1500.
Emotions -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History -- To 1500.
Femininity -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History -- To 1500.
ISBN 9780812242119 (alk. paper)
0812242114 (alk. paper)