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The Caress of the Divine Gaze

Alicia Spencer-Hall

Alicia Spencer-Hall is an Honorary Research Fellow in the School of Language, School of Language, Linguistics and Film at Queen Mary, University of London (UK). She specializes in comparative analyses of medieval literature and modern critical theory. She is an expert in medieval hagiography, with her work foregrounding interrogations inflected by contemporary visual, media, and cultural studies. Her first book, Medieval Saints and Modern Screens, came out in December 2017 with Amsterdam University Press. At present, she is finishing up work on her second book, Medieval Twitter, forthcoming with ARC Humanities. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Medieval Saints and Modern Screens : Divine Visions as Cinematic Experience

Amsterdam University Press, 2017

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... The manuscript, produced by Johannes Gielemans c. 1470-1486 was once owned by Augustinian canons in Rooklooster, Brussels. I discuss this manuscript and the valency of its repaired folio in: Spencer-Hall, ‘Suppurating Wounds’, pp. 400-01. A small hole...

Chronic Pain and Illness

Alicia Spencer-Hall

Alicia Spencer-Hall is an Honorary Research Fellow in the School of Language, School of Language, Linguistics and Film at Queen Mary, University of London (UK). She specializes in comparative analyses of medieval literature and modern critical theory. She is an expert in medieval hagiography, with her work foregrounding interrogations inflected by contemporary visual, media, and cultural studies. Her first book, Medieval Saints and Modern Screens, came out in December 2017 with Amsterdam University Press. At present, she is finishing up work on her second book, Medieval Twitter, forthcoming with ARC Humanities. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A Cultural History of Disability in the Middle Ages

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...The semiosomatics of medieval chronic pain and illness Why do we hurt? What is the sick and pained body trying to articulate? What meaning are we—the afflicted, and those bearing witness to our pain—supposed to derive from the body...

Introduction: Ecstatic Cinema, Cinematic Ecstasy

Alicia Spencer-Hall

Alicia Spencer-Hall is an Honorary Research Fellow in the School of Language, School of Language, Linguistics and Film at Queen Mary, University of London (UK). She specializes in comparative analyses of medieval literature and modern critical theory. She is an expert in medieval hagiography, with her work foregrounding interrogations inflected by contemporary visual, media, and cultural studies. Her first book, Medieval Saints and Modern Screens, came out in December 2017 with Amsterdam University Press. At present, she is finishing up work on her second book, Medieval Twitter, forthcoming with ARC Humanities. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Medieval Saints and Modern Screens : Divine Visions as Cinematic Experience

Amsterdam University Press, 2017

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... recently, three-dimensional virtual environments online – reflect our enduring preoccupation with those topics which were previously the domain of religion, and thus hagiography.On this, see also: Spencer-Hall, ‘Horror’. This includes: our...

The Xtian Factor, or How to Manufacture a Medieval Saint

Alicia Spencer-Hall

Alicia Spencer-Hall is an Honorary Research Fellow in the School of Language, School of Language, Linguistics and Film at Queen Mary, University of London (UK). She specializes in comparative analyses of medieval literature and modern critical theory. She is an expert in medieval hagiography, with her work foregrounding interrogations inflected by contemporary visual, media, and cultural studies. Her first book, Medieval Saints and Modern Screens, came out in December 2017 with Amsterdam University Press. At present, she is finishing up work on her second book, Medieval Twitter, forthcoming with ARC Humanities. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Medieval Saints and Modern Screens : Divine Visions as Cinematic Experience

Amsterdam University Press, 2017

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...Marie of Oignies, the Celebrity Saint Legendary Classic Hollywood film producer Samuel Goldwyn declared: ‘God makes the stars. It’s up to the producers to find them.’Griffith, p. 25. Cited in Dyer, Stars, p. 18. Frankly, that’s old news...

Play / Pause / Rewind: Temporalities in Flux

Alicia Spencer-Hall

Alicia Spencer-Hall is an Honorary Research Fellow in the School of Language, School of Language, Linguistics and Film at Queen Mary, University of London (UK). She specializes in comparative analyses of medieval literature and modern critical theory. She is an expert in medieval hagiography, with her work foregrounding interrogations inflected by contemporary visual, media, and cultural studies. Her first book, Medieval Saints and Modern Screens, came out in December 2017 with Amsterdam University Press. At present, she is finishing up work on her second book, Medieval Twitter, forthcoming with ARC Humanities. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Medieval Saints and Modern Screens : Divine Visions as Cinematic Experience

Amsterdam University Press, 2017

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... of Spalbeek’s stigmata: VES, 3.363-64; 13.371. Alice of Schaerbeek’s leprosy can also be understood as a form of perpetual stigmata: Spencer-Hall, ‘Suppurating Wounds’. The metaphor of impression is re-iterated in the vita of Ida of Louvain...

Conclusion: The Living Veronicas of Liège

Alicia Spencer-Hall

Alicia Spencer-Hall is an Honorary Research Fellow in the School of Language, School of Language, Linguistics and Film at Queen Mary, University of London (UK). She specializes in comparative analyses of medieval literature and modern critical theory. She is an expert in medieval hagiography, with her work foregrounding interrogations inflected by contemporary visual, media, and cultural studies. Her first book, Medieval Saints and Modern Screens, came out in December 2017 with Amsterdam University Press. At present, she is finishing up work on her second book, Medieval Twitter, forthcoming with ARC Humanities. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Medieval Saints and Modern Screens : Divine Visions as Cinematic Experience

Amsterdam University Press, 2017

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...Unveiling the Veronicas Philip of Clairvaux declares that Elisabeth of Spalbeek is ‘an unmistakeably alive and open-hearted Veronica’ (‘scilicet vivae et apertae Veronicae’).VESEng, 16; VES, 16.373. Philip refers to the vernicle here...

My Avatar, My Soul: When Mystics Log On

Alicia Spencer-Hall

Alicia Spencer-Hall is an Honorary Research Fellow in the School of Language, School of Language, Linguistics and Film at Queen Mary, University of London (UK). She specializes in comparative analyses of medieval literature and modern critical theory. She is an expert in medieval hagiography, with her work foregrounding interrogations inflected by contemporary visual, media, and cultural studies. Her first book, Medieval Saints and Modern Screens, came out in December 2017 with Amsterdam University Press. At present, she is finishing up work on her second book, Medieval Twitter, forthcoming with ARC Humanities. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Medieval Saints and Modern Screens : Divine Visions as Cinematic Experience

Amsterdam University Press, 2017

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... discussion of Alice’s condition above: Chapter 1, pp. 102-04. On this specific episode, and Alice’s leprosy as an affirmative experience, see: Spencer-Hall, ‘Projections’, p. 63; ‘Suppurating Wounds’. During her life, Alice suffers the torments...