Articles tagged with: English
Co-Editor: Mary Dzon
The cult of the Christ Child flourished in late medieval Europe across religious, geographic, and cultural boundaries. Depictions of Christ’s boyhood are found throughout popular culture, visual art, and literature. This book is the first interdisciplinary investigation of how representations of the Christ Child were conceptualized and employed in this period.
Author: Marilyn Kallet
This book is a collection of love poems inspired by Dante’s Inferno, as well as by Rimbaud’s relationship with Verlaine, and by Orpheus and Euridice. The collection offers hints of heaven in the love lyrics, touching upon a range of emotions and forms, from traditional pantoums to experimental verse.
Author: Thomas Heffernan
One of the most widely read and studied texts composed in Late Antiquity is the prison diary of Vibia Perpetua, a young woman of the elite classes who was martyred in March of the year 202 or 203 C.E. in Carthage. Perpetua’s prison diary is a revered text of early Christianity.