THE IDEA OF THE BOOK IN THE MIDDLE AGES LANGUAGE THEORY, MYTHOLOGY, AND FICTION.
Gellrich, Jesse.

Ithaca, New York: Cornell University Press, 1986. 2nd ed. wrps,12mo, 292p., bibl., notes, facs., index. Used; Like New Paperback 0801493951 This book assesses the relationship of literature to various other cultural forms in the Middle Ages. The author 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.Offering a new definition of mediveal "mythology", he attempts to account for parallels between various cultural forms. (Item ID: 147879)

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