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Re-Conceptualizing The Poems Of The Pearl-Gawain Manuscript In Line And Color, Maidie Hilmo Oct 2019

Re-Conceptualizing The Poems Of The Pearl-Gawain Manuscript In Line And Color, Maidie Hilmo

Manuscript Studies

This paper furthers my argument that the scribe was also the artist of the underdrawings of the miniatures in the Pearl-Gawain manuscript and includes a re-assessment of the role of the colorist/s. Previously the 12 miniatures framing Pearl, Cleanness, Patience, and Sir Gawain and the Green Knight in London, MS Cotton Nero A.x (art. 3), the only version of these poems extant, were largely dismissed. The miniatures do not convert the texts pictorially; rather, they place the poems within a larger icongraphic framework individually and as a whole. It is true that the painted layers, often unevenly applied ...


The Off-Board String On The Medieval Fiddle, Linda Marie Zaerr Nov 2015

The Off-Board String On The Medieval Fiddle, Linda Marie Zaerr

Performance Practice Review

Drawing on explicit descriptions, iconographic representations, and contemporary narrative, this essay analyzes playing techniques and repertories plausible for one type of medieval fiddle and suggests that notions of historical fiddle performance may need to expand to accommodate the aesthetics and techniques implied by the off-board fiddle.

While it has been widely assumed that the left thumb was used to pluck the laterally divergent string described by Jerome of Moravia, the complete body of evidence suggests an alternative interpretation: the thumb can be used to stop this off-board string, extending the melodic range of the instrument down to a step below ...


Cain In The Mysteries: The Iconography Of Violence, Clifford Davidson Dec 1999

Cain In The Mysteries: The Iconography Of Violence, Clifford Davidson

Clifford Davidson

No abstract available.


Idol And Image In Late Medieval Art And Drama, Clifford Davidson Dec 1994

Idol And Image In Late Medieval Art And Drama, Clifford Davidson

Clifford Davidson

No abstract available.


The Iconography Of Hell, Clifford Davidson Jan 1992

The Iconography Of Hell, Clifford Davidson

Clifford Davidson

No abstract available.


Visualizing The Moral Life: A Study Of The Iconography Of The Macro Morality Plays, Clifford Davidson Dec 1988

Visualizing The Moral Life: A Study Of The Iconography Of The Macro Morality Plays, Clifford Davidson

Clifford Davidson

No abstract provided.


The Lost Coventry Drapers’ Play And Its Iconographic Context, Clifford Davidson Dec 1985

The Lost Coventry Drapers’ Play And Its Iconographic Context, Clifford Davidson

Clifford Davidson

Rpt. in part in revised form in The Coventry Corpus Christi Plays, ed. King and Davidson.


The Musical Iconography Of Warwickshire, Clifford Davidson Dec 1984

The Musical Iconography Of Warwickshire, Clifford Davidson

Clifford Davidson

No abstract available.


Iconography And Play Production, Clifford Davidson Dec 1984

Iconography And Play Production, Clifford Davidson

Clifford Davidson

No abstract available.


The Early Drama, Art, And Music Project And English Churches, Clifford Davidson Dec 1982

The Early Drama, Art, And Music Project And English Churches, Clifford Davidson

Clifford Davidson

No abstract available.


Iconography In The Lazarus Plays Of The Middle Ages, Clifford Davidson Dec 1976

Iconography In The Lazarus Plays Of The Middle Ages, Clifford Davidson

Clifford Davidson

No abstract available.


Death In His Court: Iconography In Shakespeare’S Tragedies, Clifford Davidson Dec 1974

Death In His Court: Iconography In Shakespeare’S Tragedies, Clifford Davidson

Clifford Davidson

Rpt. in Drama and Art; trans. by Gy. Szönyi as “A Képzömüvészet és a Reneszanz Drama: Shakespeare Példaja,” in Ikonológia és Műértelmezés, I: Az Ikonológia Elmélete, Pt. II (Szeged, Hungary: Attila Jozsef Univ., 1986), pp. 385-405.


Civic Concern And Iconography In The York Passion, Clifford Davidson Dec 1973

Civic Concern And Iconography In The York Passion, Clifford Davidson

Clifford Davidson

Revision rpt. in From Creation to Doom.


The Digby Mary Magdalene: Iconography And Its Social Implications, Clifford Davidson Dec 1970

The Digby Mary Magdalene: Iconography And Its Social Implications, Clifford Davidson

Clifford Davidson

No abstract available.