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Title: The Cultural Heritage of Medieval Rituals : Genre and Ritual
Description: Copenhagen, Museum Tusculanum Press, 2005. orig.wrappers. 23x15cm, 336 pp. This is a special issue of "Transfiguration: Nordic Journal for Christianity & the Arts. Textual illustrations.. ISBN: 8763502410. Minor rubbing. VG. ¶ Contents: On genres : their construction, function, transformation, and transposition / Claus Clüver -- Ritual as action and symbolic expression / Jesper Sørensen -- Hobbyhorse performances : a ritual attribute of carnivalesque traditions and its literary appropriation in sottie theatre /Katia Gvozdeva -- Desire for viewing : a ’deluge of images’ in the Middle Ages / Christof L. Diedrichs -- ’The passion clock’, a Lutheran ’way of the cross’ / Henrik v. Achen -- Remembering ritual murder : the anti- semitic blood accusation narrative in medieval and contemporary cultural memory / Richart Utz -- Ericus Olai’s Chronica regni Gothorum : a discourse on dominance / Biörn Tjällén -- Rituals and genres in a twentieth-century operatic portrayal of a medieval saint / Siglind Bruhn --’Useful if treated with caution’ : carnevalization in Don Quijote / Jø rgen Bruhn -- The phenomenon of concert applause : interactions between institution, ritual, and musical genre / Heinrich W. Schwab -- The aria, the stylus melismaticus, and the Holy Communion / Lars Berglund -- Weill and Brecht’s Das Berliner requiem : a secular work in a sacred tradition / Magnar Breivik -- ’Going through all these things twice : the ritual of a Bob Dylan concert / Eyolf Østrem -- Music practices around Bob Dylan, medieval rituals, and modernity / Nils Holger Petersen.

Keywords: 8763502410 Medieval History, Ritual, Religion, Literary Criticism, Cultural History, , , ,

Price: US$ 59.00 Seller: Expatriate Bookshop of Denmark
- Book number: BOOKS025066I

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