Medieval reading : grammar, rhetoric and the classical text / Suzanne Reynolds

Author(s): Reynolds, Suzanne
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Subjects: Latin philology--Study and teaching--Europe--History
Learning and scholarship--History--Medieval, 500-1500
Latin language--Grammar--Study and teaching--History
Literature, Medieval--Roman influences
Latin literature--Appreciation--Europe
Books and reading--Europe--History
Literacy--Europe--History
Education, Medieval
Rhetoric, Medieval
Rhetoric, Ancient
Middle Ages
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1996
Series: Cambridge studies in medieval literature 27
LC Classification: P, PA
Physical Description: xvi, 235 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Acknowledgments
Abbreviations
1. Introduction 1
2. Learning to read: the classics and the curriculum 7
3. Reading and the trivium arts 17
4. Origins and mythologies: the invention of language and meaning 45
5. Reading word by word 1: the role of the vernacular 61
6. Reading word by word 2: grammatical and rhetorical approaches 73
7. From words to the phrase: the problem of syntax 88
8. Government: the theory and practice of a grammatical concept 97
9. Rival orders of syntax: vernacular, natural and artificial 110
10. From the phrase to the text: grammatical and rhetorical approaches again 121
11. Naked intention: satire and a new kind of literal reading 135
12. Literacy: a new model for the classical text in the Middle Ages? 150
Notes 155
Select bibliography 207
General index 230
Index of manuscripts 234
Notes: LCCN: 95033499
ISBN: 0521472571
Based on the author's thesis (Ph. D., Cambridge University)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 207-229) and indexes
OCLC Number: 33041971
ISBN/ISSN: 0521472571