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When ego was imago : signs of identity in the Middle Ages

Author: Brigitte Bedos Rezak
Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2011.
Series: Visualising the Middle Ages, v. 3.
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Twelfth-century individuals negotiated personal relationships along a continuum connecting rather than polarizing immediacy and mediated representation. Their markers of individuation, signs of identity and media of communication thus evidence practical engagement with contemporary medieval sign theory and perceptions of reality. In this study, the relevance of modern theory for the interpretation of medieval  Read more...
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Bedos Rezak, Brigitte.
When ego was imago.
Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2011
(DLC) 2010041725
(OCoLC)670238198
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Brigitte Bedos Rezak
ISBN: 9789004192256 9004192255
OCLC Number: 727951334
Description: 1 online resource (xxix, 295 pages, [23] pages of plates) : illustrations.
Contents: pt. 1. Sources and methods --
pt. 2. Imago --
pt. 3. Ego.
Series Title: Visualising the Middle Ages, v. 3.
Responsibility: by Brigitte Miriam Bedos-Rezak.

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The diffusion of personal signs of identity during the twelfth century introduced individuals to mediated forms of communication. The book analyses the conditions for and the implications of their  Read more...
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"...This important new book gives the lie to any such dichotomy between erudition and theoretical acumen. Brigitte Bedos-Rezak brings her unrivalled knowledge of specialists' fields- diplomatics and Read more...

 
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