Treason: Medieval and Early Modern Adultery, Betrayal, and Shame [Hardback]

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  • Formāts: Hardback, 412 pages, height x width: 235x155 mm, weight: 806 g
  • Sērija : Explorations in Medieval Culture 10
  • Izdošanas datums: 09-May-2019
  • Izdevniecība: Brill
  • ISBN-10: 9004400249
  • ISBN-13: 9789004400245
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Treason: Medieval and Early Modern Adultery, Betrayal, and Shame
  • Formāts: Hardback, 412 pages, height x width: 235x155 mm, weight: 806 g
  • Sērija : Explorations in Medieval Culture 10
  • Izdošanas datums: 09-May-2019
  • Izdevniecība: Brill
  • ISBN-10: 9004400249
  • ISBN-13: 9789004400245
Set against the framework of modern political concerns, Treason: Medieval and Early Modern Adultery, Betrayal, and Shame considers the various forms of treachery in a variety of sources, including literature, historical chronicles, and material culture creating a complex portrait of the development of this high crime.
Contents Acknowledgments List of Illustrations Abbreviations Notes on Contributors Introduction: The Shameful Business of Betrayal and Treason Larissa Tracy Part 1: The Politics of Treason 1 Wiglaf's Sword: The Coming of the State Frank Battaglia 2 In Sickness and in Health: the Boethian Narrative of the Two Geralds of Brecon Sarah J. Sprouse 3 Treasonous and Dishonorable Conduct: the Private Dimension of Treason and Chivalric Reform in Late Medieval Florence Peter Sposato 4 Royal Punishment and Reconciliation in Trastamara Castile Samuel A. Claussen 5 "A somewhat too cruel vengeance was taken for the blood of the slain": Royal Punishment of Rebels, Traitors, and Political Enemies in Medieval Scotland, c. 1100-c. 1250 Iain A. MacInnes Part 2: Religious Treason and Heresy 6 Revolt in Heaven: Lucifer's Treason in Genesis B Daniel Thomas 7 Blessed Betrayal: The Opportunity of Treachery in Anglo-Latin Ecclesiastical Texts Sally Shockro 8 Legal Ramifications of Ordeals and Treason in Morant und Galie Tina Boyer 9 Religious Identity, Loyalty, and Treason in the Cycle du Roi Ana Grinberg 10 Traitors Respond: English Catholic Polemical Strategies against Accusations of Treason at the End of the Sixteenth Century Freddy C. Dominguez Part 3: Treasonous Love: Adultery and Shame 11 Treason and Deception in Late Medieval German Romances and Novels Koenigin Sibille, Melusine, and Malagis Albrecht Classen 12 Treacherous Women at King Arthur's Court: Punishment and Shame Inna Matyushina 13 Treason and the Feast in Sir Thomas Malory's Morte Darthur Melissa Ridley Elmes 14 `Tis Fearful Sleeping in a Serpent's Bed': Arden of Favershamand the Threat of the Petty Traitor Dianne Berg 15 The Spatial Configuration of Shame in La Princesse de Cleves Susan Small Conclusion: the Shame Game, from Guinevere to Cersei: Adultery, Treason, and Betrayal Larissa Tracy Select Bibliography Index
Larissa Tracy, Ph.D. (2000), Trinity College Dublin, is Professor of Medieval Literature at Longwood University. She has published monographs, edited collections, and several articles on medieval violence including Torture and Brutality in Medieval Literature (D. S. Brewer, 2012).