These seven essays by noted historian Caroline Walker Bynum exemplify her argument that historians must write in a "comic" mode, aware of history's artifice, risks, and incompletion. Exploring a diverse array of medieval texts, the essays show how women were able to appropriate dominant social symbols in ways that revised and undercut them, allowing their own creative and religious voices to emerge. Les mer
- Zone Books
- 23 x 15 cm
- Winner of <PrizeName>1992 American Academy of Religion Award.</PrizeName> 1992.