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Pilgrimage and Narrative in the French Renaissance: 'The Undiscovered Country'

Wes Williams

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159407
eISBN:
9780191673610
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159407.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This book studies the place and meaning of pilgrimage in European Renaissance culture. It makes new material available and also provides fresh perspectives on canonical writers such as Rabelais, ... More


A factory for books?

Alexandra da Costa

in Reforming Printing: Syon Abbey's Defence of Orthodoxy 1525-1534

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199653560
eISBN:
9780191742026
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653560.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter focuses on the production and printing of the Syon books in the sixteenth century. It demonstrates that the Abbey took full advantage of developments in the marketing of books and that ... More


From Supremacy to Tyranny, 1533–40: A Sweet and Devout Sermon and The Banquette of Sapience

Greg Walker

in Writing Under Tyranny: English Literature and the Henrician Reformation

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199283330
eISBN:
9780191712630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199283330.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter focuses on two of Elyot’s later dialogues: his translation of a sermon of St. Cyprian counselling the faithful in times of persecution and his collection of adagia, The Banquet of ... More


Introduction

Wes Williams

in Pilgrimage and Narrative in the French Renaissance: 'The Undiscovered Country'

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159407
eISBN:
9780191673610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159407.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about the French pilgrimage narrative during the period from 1490 to 1610. This book examines the works of French pilgrim ... More


‘Linguae peregrinae’: Pilgrim Tongues

Wes Williams

in Pilgrimage and Narrative in the French Renaissance: 'The Undiscovered Country'

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159407
eISBN:
9780191673610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159407.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter examines pilgrimage writing during the French Renaissance period. During this period, pilgrim texts can be categorized into guides, logs, and narrations, with the latter categories ... More


‘Le Jargon des Errans’: Arguments Against Pilgrimage

Wes Williams

in Pilgrimage and Narrative in the French Renaissance: 'The Undiscovered Country'

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159407
eISBN:
9780191673610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159407.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter examines the edition, translation, and reception of Gregory of Nyssa's second letter on pilgrimage. It suggests that this letter influenced the movement where pilgrimage was redefined by ... More


‘Where his Feet Stood’: Describing the Centre

Wes Williams

in Pilgrimage and Narrative in the French Renaissance: 'The Undiscovered Country'

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159407
eISBN:
9780191673610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159407.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter examines the writings and experiences of Holy land pilgrims during the Renaissance period. It suggests that unlike other travellers, pilgrims travel consciously ‘juxta scripturas’ and ... More


Narratives of Experience I

Wes Williams

in Pilgrimage and Narrative in the French Renaissance: 'The Undiscovered Country'

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159407
eISBN:
9780191673610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159407.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter examines the narrative written by Jehan de Cuchermoys in 1490 about his own pilgrimage to Jerusalem. Cuchermoys' account is short, distinctly impersonal, and it was written under the ... More


Narratives of Experience II

Wes Williams

in Pilgrimage and Narrative in the French Renaissance: 'The Undiscovered Country'

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159407
eISBN:
9780191673610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159407.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter examines the narrative written by Jacques de Valimbert in 1584 about his own pilgrimage to Jerusalem. The narrative opens with fourteen lines of Latin followed by his French account of ... More


Other Men's Lands

Wes Williams

in Pilgrimage and Narrative in the French Renaissance: 'The Undiscovered Country'

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159407
eISBN:
9780191673610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159407.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter examines the characters and occupations of pilgrims during the Renaissance period. It discusses the experience of Christopher Columbus as pilgrim and explorer and Batholomew Georgiewitz ... More


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