The Craft of Thought

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Oktober 2000



An examination of monastic meditation, first published in 1998.


1. Collective memory and memoria rerum; Part I. An Architecture for Thinking; Part II. Memoria Rerum, Remembering Things: 2. 'Remember heaven': the aesthetics of Mneme; 3. Cognitive images, meditation, and ornament; 4. Dream vision, picture, and 'the mystery of the bed chamber'; 5. 'The place of the tabernacle'.


Mary Carruthers is the author of The Craft of Thought (Cambridge 1998) and The Medieval Craft of Memory (University of Pennsylvania 2002) as well as of The Book of Memory (1990 and 2008). She divides her time between New York City and Oxford, where she holds the positions of Remarque Professor of Literature at New York University and Fellow of All Souls College.


'This is a vigorous and learned book.' David Griffith, Expository Times
EAN: 9780521795418
ISBN: 0521795419
Untertitel: Meditation, Rhetoric, and the Making of Images, 400-1200. 'Cambridge Studies in Medieval Literature'. 35 b/w illus. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Cambridge University Press
Erscheinungsdatum: Oktober 2000
Seitenanzahl: 456 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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