By Elina Gertsman
Sacred and profane, private and non-private, emotive and ritualistic, inner and embodied, medieval weeping served as a culturally charged prism for a number of social, visible, cognitive, and linguistic performances. Crying within the center Ages addresses where of tears in Jewish, Christian, and Islamic cultural discourses, delivering a key source for students attracted to exploring medieval notions of emotion, gesture, and sensory adventure in various cultural contexts.
Gertsman brings jointly essays that determine a sequence of conversations with each other, foregrounding crucial questions about the several ways in which crying used to be noticeable, heard, perceived, expressed, and transmitted through the heart a long time. In acknowledging the porous nature of visible and verbal facts, this assortment foregrounds the need to learn language, picture, and adventure jointly which will envision the complicated notions of medieval crying.
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Crying in the Middle Ages: Tears of History (Routledge Studies in Medieval Religion and Culture) by Elina Gertsman