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Companion to Hildegard of Bingen (Beverly Mayne Kienzle Debra L. Stoudt, George Ferzoco (eds)) Hardcover Book, (Brill, 2013) 9789004260702
Companion to Hildegard of Bingen (Beverly Mayne Kienzle Debra L. Stoudt, George Ferzoco (eds)) Hardcover Book, (Brill, 2013) 9789004260702
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Title: A Companion to Hildegard of Bingen

Author: Kienzle, Beverly Mayne Debra L. Stoudt, George Ferzoco (eds)

Publisher: Brill; Publication Date: 2013

Hardcover; ISBN: 9789004260702

Volumes: 1; Pages: 360

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This volume provides an introduction to Hildegard and her works, with a focus on the historical, literary, and religious context of the seer's writings and music. Its essays explore the cultural milieu that informs Hildegard's life and various compositions, and examine understudied aspects of the magistra?s oeuvre, such as the interconnections among her works.A Companion to Hildegard of Bingen builds on earlier studies and presents to an English-speaking audience various facets of the seer's historical persona and her cultural significance, so that the reader can grasp and appreciate the scope of the unparalleled life and contributions of Hildegard, who was declared to be a saint and a doctor of the Church in 2012.Table of ContentsNotes on Contributors, Abbreviations, AcknowledgmentsTimeline: Hildegard's Life and WorksMap: Hildegard's RegionIntroductionBeverly Mayne Kienzle and Debra L. StoudtWhat Do We Know About the Life of Jutta and Hildegard at Disibodenberg and Rupertsberg?Franz J. FeltenSt Disibod and the History of the Disibodenberg up to the Beginning of the 12th CenturyFranz J. FeltenHildegard of Bingen and the Hirsau Reform in Germany 1080-1180Constant J. MewsUnequal Twins: Visionary Attitude and Monastic Culture in Elisabeth of Schonau and Hildegard of BingenFelix HeinzerHildegard, the Schools, and their CriticsJustin A. StoverIntertextuality in Hildegard?s Works: Ezekiel and the Claim to Prophetic AuthorityBeverly Mayne Kienzle and Travis A. StevensHearing the Heavenly Symphony: An Overview of Hildegard's Musical Oeuvre with Case StudiesTova Leigh-Choate, William T. Flynn, and Margot E. FasslerHildegard as Musical Hagiographer: Engelberg, Stiftsbibliothek Ms. 103 and Her Songs for Saints Disibod and UrsulaTova Leigh-Choate, William T. Flynn, and Margot E. FasslerThe Theology of Repentance: Observations on the Liber vite meritorumSusanne RugeThe Medical, the Magical, and the Miraculous in the Healing Arts of Hildegard of BingenDebra L. StoudtHildegard of Bingen (1098-1179): A History of ReceptionMichael EmbachThe Canonization and Doctorization of Hildegard of BingenGeorge FerzocoNotes on Hildegard's "Unknown" Language and WritingBibliography, Index
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