IMC 2019: Sessions

Session 323: Medieval Books and Readers

Monday 1 July 2019, 16.30-18.00

Sponsor:Onderzoekschool Mediëvistiek
Organiser:Rob Meens, Departement Geschiedenis en Kunstgeschiedenis, Universiteit Utrecht
Moderator/Chair:Rob Meens, Departement Geschiedenis en Kunstgeschiedenis, Universiteit Utrecht
Paper 323-aCarolingian Inventions or Early Christian Copies?
(Language: English)
Anna Ruitenbeek, Utrecht Centre for Medieval Studies, Universiteit Utrecht
Anna Ruitenbeek, Utrecht Centre for Medieval Studies, Universiteit Utrecht
Anna Ruitenbeek, Utrecht Centre for Medieval Studies, Universiteit Utrecht
Index terms: Art History - General, Biblical Studies, Learning (The Classical Inheritance), Manuscripts and Palaeography
Paper 323-bTransformations and the Monstrous in Middle English Romance
(Language: English)
Jimmy Baars, Utrecht Centre for Medieval Studies, Universiteit Utrecht
Jimmy Baars, Utrecht Centre for Medieval Studies, Universiteit Utrecht
Jimmy Baars, Utrecht Centre for Medieval Studies, Universiteit Utrecht
Index terms: Language and Literature - Middle English, Literacy and Orality, Manuscripts and Palaeography
Paper 323-cMiddle Dutch Chronicles in Manuscripts and Incunabula, c. 1300-1500
(Language: English)
Mark Visscher, Utrecht Centre for Medieval Studies, Universiteit Utrecht
Mark Visscher, Utrecht Centre for Medieval Studies, Universiteit Utrecht
Mark Visscher, Utrecht Centre for Medieval Studies, Universiteit Utrecht
Index terms: Language and Literature - Dutch, Learning (The Classical Inheritance), Manuscripts and Palaeography, Printing History
Abstract

This session examines three aspects of medieval literary culture. The first paper looks into the relationship between text and image, the second one focuses more on texts and readers; while the third one investigates the transmission of texts in manuscripts and early printed books. As such this session covers a whole range of aspects of medieval responses to books and texts providing new insights into crucial topics related to medieval literacy.