Late-Medieval Prison Writing and the Politics of Autobiography by Joanna Summers
Look inside with Google Book Preview
Late-Medieval Prison Writing and the Politics of Autobiography
By Joanna Summers

Late-Medieval Prison Writing and the Politics of Autobiography

By (author) See other recent books by Joanna Summers
Format: Hardback

Normal Price: $211.95
Your Price: $190.76 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $21.19! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $9.54 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply, Not for Xmas



Late-Medieval Prison Writing and the Politics of Autobiography by Joanna Summers

Book Description

Boethius' Consolation of Philosophy has long been taken as one of the seminal works of the Middle Ages, yet despite the study of many aspects of the Consolation's influence, the legacy of the figure of the writer in prison has not been explored. A group of late-medieval authors, Thomas Usk, James I of Scotland, Charles d'Orleans, George Ashby, William Thorpe, Richard Wyche, and Sir Thomas Malory, demonstrate the ways in which the imprisoned writer is presented, both within and outside the Boethian tradition. The presentation of an imprisoned autobiographical identity in each of these authors' texts, and the political motives behind such self-presentation are examined in this study, which also questions whether the texts should be considered to from a genre of early autobiographical prison literature.

Buy Late-Medieval Prison Writing and the Politics of Autobiography book by Joanna Summers from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.


Book Details

ISBN: 9780199271290
ISBN-10: 0199271291
Format: Hardback
(224mm x 147mm x 19mm)
Pages: 240
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 1-Jul-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Reviews

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Late-Medieval Prison Writing and the Politics of Autobiography book by Joanna Summers and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write a book review


Boomerang Bucks close

For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.

Recent books by Joanna Summers close
»
BoomerangBooks.com.au close