Color of Melancholy
Uses of Books in the Fourteenth Century
By (author) Jacqueline Cerquiglini-Toulet
Foreword by Roger Chartier
Translated by Lydia G. Cochrane
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Color of Melancholy by Jacqueline Cerquiglini-Toulet
Book DescriptionIn the 14th century, French writers saw themselves in the winter of literature, a time for retreat into reflection. They were beset by wars, plague, famine, and social unrest. Yet, in the midst of their troubles, they made an important discovery: books. This text explores the subject of books and literate culture in the period when vernacular literature began to displace Latin as the medium of intellectual discourse. Under the patronage of Charles V, large numbers of Latin texts were translated into French, opening up new contemplations of history, of memory, and memorial.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780801853814
(216mm x 133mm x 22mm)
Imprint: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publish Date: 29-Oct-1997
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Jacqueline Cerquiglini-Toulet
Jacqueline Cerquiglini-Toulet is professor of French literature of the Middle Ages at the University of Paris-Sorbonne and the author of 'Guillaume de Machaut et l'icriture au XIVe sihcle'.
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