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Author: David Defries

hagiography promoted liturgical veneration. In addition, authors often called a text about a saint a historia (history) rather than vita (life) , passio (passion) or one of the other terms that modern scholars traditionally anticipate. 2 As a result, it is best to be flexible in defining what was or was

In: Hagiography and the History of Latin Christendom, 500–1500
Author: Ingrid Bertrand

acceptance, I made a gradual return to myself, and to life. WG 146–47 At the issue of this experience, Roberts’s heroine feels that she has acquired the capacity to throw “loops of understanding between” Jesus’ teachings and her own revelations, and to weave “them together into a complicated web” ( WG 146

In: Biblical Women in Contemporary Novels in English
Author: Ingrid Bertrand

– “[t]hat floating Colledge” – and a refuge for women whose creativity is dangerously frustrated by their living conditions – “that swimming Hospitall” –, this citation hides a partial forgery that heralds Roberts’s playful stance on the concepts of voice and authority. 1.1 Echoing Donne’s Erratic

In: Biblical Women in Contemporary Novels in English
Author: Ingrid Bertrand

’avoir été endormies . Il était une fois... et encore une fois... cixous , “Sorties” 120 1 An Introduction into Grandmother Dummer’s Reticence As in Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale , in Tennant’s Sisters and Strangers , the heroine gives voice to her life in the form of a reticent tale to challenge the roles

In: Biblical Women in Contemporary Novels in English

becomes Maleficent, who possesses all the conventional characteristics of a Gothic villain: she is clad in dark robes; she is an outcast living in a dark ruined castle; she has demonic powers; and just like Carabosse, she is duly defeated and punished in the end. This final eradication of evil is

In: Contemporary Fairy-Tale Magic

not a goddess, which can be seen as a criticism directed towards the apotheosis of rulers and the cult of the Emperor. The Sibyl tells Aeneas that Apollo had offered her eternal life for her virginity and she had refused. Apollo then offered whatever she wanted in order to change her mind, and she

In: Uncovering Jewish Creativity in Book III of the Sibylline Oracles

unification and a truly democratic constitution could only be achieved by the overthrow of the existing political order. Börne’s first journal, Die Wage. Eine Zeitschrift für Bürgerleben, Wissenschaft und Kunst [The Scales: A Newspaper for Civic Life, Science and Art], was suppressed in 1821. Börne moved to

In: Nationalism before the Nation State

cultural homogeneity of that district or state. Speaking of a German nation could thus refer to (1) everyone living within the borders of the Holy Roman Empire as well as to (2) all those within and outside it sharing what one might define as a specifically German way of life. Zedler’s definition, however

In: Nationalism before the Nation State

from life. Such naturalistic treatment is not found again in Greek art until the high Classical period, more than a thousand years later. 70 The combination of very expensive materials and the naturalism make this piece unique. The second discovery was of a Minoan seal featuring an unusual Master

In: Uncovering Jewish Creativity in Book III of the Sibylline Oracles