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Published: 10 August 2020

320 Pages | 9 Illustrations

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198861980

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Meditating Death in Medieval and Early Modern Devotional Writing

From Bonaventure to Luther

Mark Chinca

Oxford Studies in Medieval Literature and Culture

  • Covers writings in Latin and the vernacular languages from the thirteenth to the end of the sixteenth century
  • Pays close attention to the language and rhetoric of meditational guides and resources
  • Analysis of a large corpus of unedited and neglected sources reveals the wealth of Lutheran devotional writing on death and the afterlife