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The Beryozovo Cup: a Byzantine Object at the Crossroads of Twelfth-Century Eurasia

Re-Assessing the Global turn in Medieval Art History : The Medieval Globe

Arc Humanities Press, 2018

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... Association for Byzantine Studies, 2005. William Tronzo. The Cultures of His Kingdom: Roger II and the Cappella Palatina in Palermo. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1997. Alicia Walker The Emperor and the World: Exotic Elements and the Imaging...

Chronic Pain and Illness

A Cultural History of Disability in the Middle Ages

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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... There is no singular definition for the term, and professionals and those living with chronic illness alike deploy the phrase with variant granular inflections (Walker 2001; Bernell and Howard 2016). Nevertheless, broadly speaking, a “chronic illness”...

The Xtian Factor, or How to Manufacture a Medieval Saint

Medieval Saints and Modern Screens : Divine Visions as Cinematic Experience

Amsterdam University Press, 2017

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... this book itself is explicitly fanonical. Watson avers that Caroline Walker Bynum’s Holy Feast and Holy Fast – one of the most influential works of feminist hagiographic scholarship to date – evinces a ‘desire’ for ‘discursive union’...

Introduction: Ecstatic Cinema, Cinematic Ecstasy

Medieval Saints and Modern Screens : Divine Visions as Cinematic Experience

Amsterdam University Press, 2017

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... and geographic divides. This is opposed to the predominant approach in modern scholarship: consideration of texts from a single geographic or language area. As Anke Gilleir and Alicia C. Montoya remark, such modern studies thus ‘follow...

Play / Pause / Rewind: Temporalities in Flux

Medieval Saints and Modern Screens : Divine Visions as Cinematic Experience

Amsterdam University Press, 2017

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... in The Misfits (John Huston, 1961) in: Salzberg. Cf. Paul Walker’s performance as Brian O’Connor in Fast and Furious 7 (James Wan, 2015), which similarly highlights the confusion of categories of life and death inherent in film. An important point...

My Avatar, My Soul: When Mystics Log On

Medieval Saints and Modern Screens : Divine Visions as Cinematic Experience

Amsterdam University Press, 2017

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... of worship’.‘avatar, n.’, n.p. Caroline Walker Bynum asserts that the later Middle Ages are characterized by an ‘intensification of materiality in all aspects of the visual’, including in written descriptions of holy visions.Christian...