Type: BOOK - Published: 2011 - Publisher: University of Toronto Press
Old English verse and prose depict the human mind as a corporeal entity located in the chest cavity, susceptible to spatial and thermal changes corresponding to the psychological states: it was thought that emotions such as rage, grief, and yearning could cause the contents of the chest to grow warm,
Authors: Richard Gameson, Nigel J. Morgan, Lotte Hellinga, Rodney M. Thomson, Donald Francis McKenzie, Joseph Burney Trapp, John Barnard, Ian R. Willison, David McKitterick, Michael F. Suarez, Maureen Bell, Michael L. Turner
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press
26 expert contributions to this volumes discuss the manuscript book from a variety of angles: as physical object (manufacture, format, writing, and decoration), its purpose and readership, and as a vehicle for particular types of text (history, sermons, medical treatises, law and administration, music).