Books roundup: New Books by Brepols Publishers on Medieval Architecture

Decorated Revisited English Architectural Style in Context, 1250-1400 Edited by John Munns  ISBN 978-2-503-55434-1 Thirty-Five years after the publication of Jean Bony’s seminal work on the so-called Decorated style of English architecture (The English Decorated Style: Gothic Architecture Transformed, 1979), this volume brings together a selection of groundbreaking essays by the most promising emerging scholarsContinue reading “Books roundup: New Books by Brepols Publishers on Medieval Architecture”

Book round-up: A History of the Gutenberg Bible, by Eric Marshall White

The Gutenberg Bible is widely recognized as Europe’s first printed book, a book that forever changed the world. However, despite its initial impact, fame was fleeting: for the better part of three centuries the Bible was virtually forgotten; only after two centuries of tenacious and contentious scholarship did it attain its iconic status as aContinue reading “Book round-up: A History of the Gutenberg Bible, by Eric Marshall White”

New Publication: St. Albans and the Markyate Psalter: Seeing and Reading in Twelfth-Century England, Edited by Kristen Collins and Matthew Fisher

This volume explores the manuscript’s many contexts, reading its texts and images amidst the rising internationalism of the period, marked by the circulation of objects, ideas, and peoples. Some of the leading scholars of twelfth-century manuscript studies here explore the Markyate Psalter, understanding it through new methodologies, pursuing innovative lines of inquiry.

New Book Series: Monsters, Prodigies, and Demons: Medieval and Early Modern Constructions of Alterity

This series is dedicated to the study of monstrosity and alterity in the medieval and early modern world, and to the investigation of cultural constructions of otherness, abnormality and difference from a wide range of perspectives. Submissions are welcome from scholars working within established disciplines, including—but not limited to—philosophy, critical theory, cultural history, history ofContinue reading “New Book Series: Monsters, Prodigies, and Demons: Medieval and Early Modern Constructions of Alterity”

Some good book offers from Brepols

On the occasion of Black Friday Brepols offersyou these 20 books for only € 20 each. Place your order now as this offer is only valid from 25 to 27 November 2016 and only applicable for orders placed on the brepols webshop.   The Vatican Necropoles Rome’s City of the Dead Liverani, G. Spinola, P. Zander €Continue reading “Some good book offers from Brepols”

New Publication: The Age of Opus Anglicanum, edited by M.A.Michael

This book attempts to re-assess the importance of English medieval embroidery as a unique cultural phenomenon. This volume, the first to appear in a series of Studies in English Medieval Embroidery, contains the papers delivered at a Symposium held at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London in February 2013, which was designed to re-vitalizeContinue reading “New Publication: The Age of Opus Anglicanum, edited by M.A.Michael”

Book roundup: New art history books from Brepols

Here are some new medieval art history books on manuscripts, architecture and sculpture from publisher Brepols that we have been alerted to, and we think will prove very exciting to a number of our readers. King’s College Chapel 1515-2015: Music, Art and Religion in Cambridge, edited by J. M. Massing, N. Zeeman This lavishly illustrated,Continue reading “Book roundup: New art history books from Brepols”