Finding Saint Francis in Literature and Art

  • Editors
  • Cynthia Ho
  • Beth A. Mulvaney
  • John K. Downey

Part of the The New Middle Ages book series (TNMA)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XIII
  2. Finding Francis: An Invitation

    1. William R. Cook
      Pages 1-20
  3. Francis in Medieval Text and Painting

  4. Francis Remembered in New Contexts

  5. Back Matter
    Pages 203-209

About this book


Contributors demonstrate how the tools of various intellectual disciplines can be used to examine what we now know about the story of Saint Francis in his own era and how that story has been appropriated in our period.


English literature experience hagiography Italy literature Medieval Literature memory Middle Ages nature opera painting spirituality stage theology tradition

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