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Preaching in the Age of Chaucer: Selected Sermons in Translation (Medieval Texts in Translation)

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Description for Preaching in the Age of Chaucer: Selected Sermons in Translation (Medieval Texts in Translation) Paperback. Offers translations of twenty-five Latin sermons written between 1350 and 1450, which demonstrate how preachers constructed them and shaped them to their own purposes. This book contains a general introduction and short historical notes on the individual selections. Translator(s): Wenzel, Siegfried. Series: Medieval Texts in Translation. Num Pages: 352 pages. BIC Classification: DSBB; HR. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 216 x 140 x 25. Weight in Grams: 476.
Introducing modern readers to the riches of preaching in later medieval England, distinguished scholar Siegfried Wenzel offers translations of twenty-five Latin sermons written between 1350 and 1450. These carefully selected and previously untranslated sermons demonstrate how preachers constructed them and shaped them to their own purposes. The sermons provide representative examples of preaching through the Church year from Advent to the Sundays after Easter; also included are sermons for saints and pieces preached on such special occasions as funerals, convocations, visitations, professions, and academic lectures.Taken together, the sermons provide a view of the wide variety of styles and rhetorical appeals ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
The Catholic University of America Press
Condition
New
Series
Medieval Texts in Translation
Number of Pages
352
Place of Publication
Washington, United States
ISBN
9780813215297
SKU
V9780813215297
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Ref
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About
Siegfried Wenzel, a longtime professor of English at the University of Pennsylvania and at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, is author or editor of ten books and numerous articles. He received the Medieval Academy of America's prestigious Charles Homer Haskins Medal for his contributions to medieval literature and religion.

Reviews for Preaching in the Age of Chaucer: Selected Sermons in Translation (Medieval Texts in Translation)
These sermons are difficult to acquire, often hard to translate, and very hard to teach. Wenzel's collection will go a long way toward enhancing the classroom experience of many teachers and students. Wenzel is a superb translator. The texts are a pleasure to read, written in a light, accessible style that flows beautifully. - Maura Nolan, University of California, Berkeley ... Read more

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