IMC 2003: Sessions

Session 306: Instruction and Affection in Medieval Manuscripts

Monday 14 July 2003, 16.30-18.00

Sponsor:Department of English, University College, Cork
Organiser:Margaret Connolly, Department of English, University College Cork
Moderator/Chair:Margaret Connolly, Department of English, University College Cork
Paper 306-aThe Wise Book Tradition
(Language: English)
Carrie Griffin, Department of English, University College Cork
Index terms: Language and Literature - Middle English, Manuscripts and Palaeography, Religious Life
Paper 306-bSacerdos Parochialis and its Manuscripts
(Language: English)
Niamh Pattwell, Trinity College Dublin / School of English, Queen's University, Belfast
Index terms: Language and Literature - Middle English, Manuscripts and Palaeography, Religious Life
Paper 306-cMacabre Aesthetics and BL MS 37049
(Language: English)
Kenneth Rooney, Department of English, University College Cork
Index terms: Art History - General, Language and Literature - Middle English, Manuscripts and Palaeography
Abstract

This session explores the ways in which medieval readers were instructed about proper living, death, and the life to come, by examining secular and religious texts in the context of their surviving manuscripts. Attention is paid to both text and image.