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Medieval poetry and the figural view of reality.

Elizabeth Salter

Medieval poetry and the figural view of reality.

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Published by Oxford University Press in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English poetry -- Middle English, 1100-1500 -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesSir Israel Gollancz memorial lecture, 1968
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[73]-92 p.
    Number of Pages92
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23318031M

    A series of wall paintings depicting scenes from medieval and ancient texts adorn the rooms at Red House in Kent. They are a vibrant relic of the former highly coloured, richly patterned interiors that were the creation of William and Jane Morris and their close circle of artist : Tessa Wild.   In his poetry, he waxed rhapsodic about these people of the mysterious east. It was a poetic version of Gaugin’s paintings of voluptuous Tahitian maidens, and a common European motif. It was also reminiscent of the medieval Spanish Hebrew poetry of Yehuda HaLevi: “My heart is in the east, but I am at the far reaches of the west.”.


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OCLC Number: Notes: From the Proceedings of the British Academy, v. Read 24 January Description: [73] pages 25 cm. Series Title.

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