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Downey, John K.

Finding Saint Francis in Literature and Art

Downey, John K. - Finding Saint Francis in Literature and Art, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Finding Francis: An Invitation
William R. Cook

Part I. Francis in Medieval Text and Painting

2. Standing on the Threshold: Beholder and Vision in the Assisi Crib at Greccio
Beth A. Mulvaney

3. Bearing Witness: The Physical Expression of the Spiritual in the Narrative Cycle at Assisi
Janet Snyder

4. Francis Preaching to the Sultan: Art and Literature in the Hagiography of the Saint
Mahmood Ibrahim

5. The Wolf in the Forest: St. Francis and the Italian Eremitical Tradition
Rodger M. Payne

6. What has Paris to do with Assisi? The Theological Creation of a Saint
John V. Apczynski

Part II. Francis Remembered in New Contexts

7. Franciscans in the New World
Felix Heap, Jesús J. Gonzales

8. The Visual Piety of the Sacro Monte Di Orta
Cynthia Ho

9. A Christian Modernist and the Awe of Nature as Presented in Olivier Messiaen’s Opera, Saint François D’assise
John McClain

10. Constructing Saint Francis for the Twenty-First Century
Janet McCann

11. Capturing the Gravity and Grace of St. Francis of Assisi on Stage: A Meditation on Word and Image
John Bowers

12. St. Francis in the Twenty-First Century
John Hart

13. Canticle of Memory: Political Theology and Francis of Assisi
John K. Downey

Keywords: Literature, Medieval Literature, Arts, Literary History

Editor
 
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2009
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
The New Middle Ages
Page amount
222 pages
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230623736
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-37123-5

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