Medieval Things: Agency, Materiality, and Narratives of Objects in Medieval German Literature and Beyond
Subjects (LCSH):German literature -- Middle High German, 1050-1500 -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc.
Literature, Medieval -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc.
Agent (Philosophy) in literature
Material culture in literature
Object (Philosophy) in literature
Keywords:Literary Criticism / European / German
Literary Criticism / Medieval
Literary Criticism / Semiotics & Theory
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Publisher:The Ohio State University Press
Series/Report no.:Interventions: New Studies in Medieval Culture
Shine and the agency of things: the non-fetishistic agency and narrative aesthetics of shiny things -- Nets and materiality: nets as test cases for materiality and metaphors for narrative -- Thing biographies and narration: the narrative constitution of the agency of things -- Rings and the spectrum of human and non-human agency: the agency of things and of female and non-Christian humans -- Treasure, grail, and the value of pragmacentric readings: agency as unavailability and trajectory -- Conclusion: The agency of things reconfigured.
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