The waning of the Middle Ages : a study of the forms of life, thought and art in France and the Netherlands in the XIVth and XVth centuries,

Main Author: Huizinga, Johan, 1872-1945.
Other Authors: Hopman, Frederik Jan, 1877-1932,
Format: Book
Language: English
Publication: [London] : Penguin Books, [1979]
Note: Translated by F. Hopman.
Content: The violent tenor of life --Pessimism and the ideal of the sublime life --The hierarchic conception of society --The idea of chivalry --The dream of heroism and of love --Orders of chivalry and vows --The political and military value of chivalrous ideas --Love formalized --The conventions of love --The idyllic vision of life --The vision of death --Religious thought crystallizing into images --Types of religious life --Religious sensibility and religious imagination --Symbolism in its decline --The effects of realism --Religious thought beyond the limits of imagination --The forms of thought and practical life --Art and life --The aesthetic sentiment --Verbal and plastic expression compared --The advent of the New Form.
Course: Díez del Corral
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