Thise Stories Beren Witnesse: The Landscape of the Afterlife in Medieval and Post-Medieval Imagination by Liliana SikorskaThise Stories Beren Witnesse: The Landscape of the Afterlife in Medieval and Post-Medieval Imagination by Liliana Sikorska

Thise Stories Beren Witnesse: The Landscape of the Afterlife in Medieval and Post-Medieval…

EditorLiliana Sikorska

Hardcover | November 18, 2010

Pricing and Purchase Info

$36.31 online 
$61.05 list price save 40%
Earn 182 plum® points

Prices and offers may vary in store

Quantity:

Ships within 1-3 weeks

Ships free on orders over $25

Not available in stores

about

This volume contains a selection of papers presented at the Medieval English Studies Symposium held in Poznan (Poland), in November 2009. The papers cover a wide range of approaches to the issue of the afterlife, heaven and hell in Old and Middle English as well as post-medieval literature.
Liliana Sikorska, PhD in 1994, D. Litt, in 1996; visiting scholar at the University of Florida, Brown University and the University of California, Los Angeles; visiting professor at the American University, Washington, DC, Fulbright professor at Cornell University; head of the Department of English Literature and Literary Linguistics. ...
Loading
Title:Thise Stories Beren Witnesse: The Landscape of the Afterlife in Medieval and Post-Medieval…Format:HardcoverDimensions:8.27 × 5.51 × 0.98 inPublished:November 18, 2010Publisher:Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der WissenschaftenLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:363160551X

ISBN - 13:9783631605516

Look for similar items by category:

Reviews

Table of Contents

Contents: Michael Alexander: The landscape of the afterlife in medieval and post-medieval imagination – Rafal Boryslawski: Between ofergyhg and wræclastas: Pride and exile in the speculative afterlife of Christ and Satan – Anna Czarnowus: Muhammad in Hell, or Dante and William Langland on the prophet’s afterlife – Sabine Heinz: Afterlife and Celtic concepts of the Otherworld – Dwight Holbrook: The ‘after’ in medieval afterlife: A vertical or horizontal arrow of time? – L Lukasz Hudomiet: Unreal wonderlands - The quest for Paradise in late medieval and Victorian imagination – Barbara Kowalik: Inklings of afterlife: Images of Hell in C.S. Lewis’ The great divorce and Charles Williams’ Et in sempiternum pereant – Joanna Ludwikowska-Leniec: Access denied: The female «wild zone» in visions of Purgatory by Christina Mirabilis – Jacek Olesiejko: The Anglo-Saxon idea of locus amoenus: The Paradise in the Old English Judgement day II and The Phoenix – Liliana Sikorska: Reading and writing a medievalist text: Adam Thorpe’s Hodd. An advertisement in five acts – Andrzej Wicher: Some gender aspects of the motif of penance in selected Middle English romances.