The Idea of the Book in the Middle Ages: Language Theory, Mythology, and Fiction (Paperback)

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The Idea of the Book in the Middle Ages: Language Theory, Mythology, and Fiction (Paperback)

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This book assess the relationship of literature to various other cultural forms in the Middle Ages. Jesse M. Gellrich uses the insights of such thinkers as Levi-Strauss, Foucault, Barthes, and Derrida to explore the continuity of medieval ideas about speaking, writing, and texts.

Jesse M. Gellrich is Professor of English at Louisiana State University. She is the author of The Idea of the Book in the Middle Ages: Language Theory, Mythology, and Fiction and Discourse and Dominion in the Fourteenth Century: Oral Contexts of Writing in Philosophy, Politics, and Poetry.
Product Details ISBN: 9781501740701
ISBN-10: 1501740709
Publisher: Cornell University Press
Publication Date: August 15th, 2019
Pages: 294
Language: English