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Titel: The Danse Macarbe Of Women - Ms fr 955 Of ...
Verlag: Kent State University Press
Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Dust Jacket Included
Auflage: 1st edition..
Cloth, dj, F/F. x+162pp, colour frontis, 4pp colour plates, 54 b/w illustrations, index, a fine copy in a fine dustjacket. Detailed study & transcript of a 15th C Dance of Death, the only such medieval manuscript devoted entirely to women. The MS is a richly illustrated series of poems in which death asks 36 women to join in the eternal dance. The verse and illustration providing a useful insight into the daily lives of women in Paris in the late medieval period. The book was produced sometime after the 1486 printed editions, so the book also gives an insight into the changing nature of book production at the time. 650 grams. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 38628
Inhaltsangabe: The 'Danse Macabre' of Women is a 15th-century French poem found in an illuminated late-medieval manuscript. This book contains reproductions of each manuscript folio, a translation and explanatory chapters by Ann Tukey Harrison. Art historian Sandra L. Hindman also contributes a chapter.
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