The Medieval World of Nature: A Book of Essays

Joyce E. Salisbury

New York: Garland Publishing, 1993; Series: Garland Medieval Casebooks, 5

Contents: The mirror of nature distorted : the medieval artist's dilemma in depicting animals / Nona C. Flores; Falconry and medieval views of nature / Robin S. Oggins; The protohistory of pike in western culture / Richard C. Hoffmann; Animal images in Gottfried von Strassburg's Tristan / Margaret Schleissner; Martyrs, monks, insects, and animals / Maureen A. Tilley; The shadow of reason: explanations of intelligent animal behavior in the thirteenth century / Peter G. Sobol; The goddess Natura in the Occitanlyric / Veronica Fraser; Wild folk and lunatics in medieval romance / David A. Sprunger; The land, who owns it? / John Hilary Martin; Cultured nature in Chaucer's early dream-poems / Laura L. Howes; Dante's utopian landscape: the garden of God / Brenda Deen Schildgen; Father God and Mother Earth: nature-mysticism in the Anglo-Saxon world / Karen Jolly.

265 p., illustrations, bibliography, index.

Language: English

ISBN: 0-8153-0752-7


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