The Resource Humour, history and politics in late antiquity and the early Middle Ages, edited by Guy Halsall

Humour, history and politics in late antiquity and the early Middle Ages, edited by Guy Halsall

Label
Humour, history and politics in late antiquity and the early Middle Ages
Title
Humour, history and politics in late antiquity and the early Middle Ages
Statement of responsibility
edited by Guy Halsall
Title variation
Humor, history and politics in late antiquity and the early Middle Ages
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
These essays range from the late Roman empire through to the tenth century, and from Byzantium to Anglo-Saxon England, taking a historian's perspective to look at the use of irony, ridicule and satire as political tools
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
306.4/81
Index
index present
LC call number
D80
LC item number
.H86 2002eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Humour, history and politics in late antiquity and the early Middle Ages, edited by Guy Halsall
Publication
Note
Most of the papers were first presented in a series of sessions at the fifth International Medieval Congress at the University of Leeds, 1998
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"Don't worry, I've got the key" / Guy Halsall -- Laughter and humour in the early Medieval Latin West / Danuta Shanzer -- Humour and the everyday in Byzantium / John Haldon -- The lexicon of abuse, drunkenness and political illegitimacy in the late Roman world / Mark Humphries -- Funny foreigners, laughing with the barbarians in Late Antiquity / Guy Halsall -- Liutprand of Cremona's sense of humour / Ross Balzaretti -- "He never even allowed his white teeth to be bared in laughter" : the politics of humour in the Carolingian Renaissance / Matthew Innes -- Alcuin's Disputatio Pippini and the early Medieval riddle tradition / Martha Bayless -- Laughter after Babel's fall : misunderstandling and miscommunication in the ninth-century West / Paul Kershaw
Control code
ocm52568957
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 208 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780511120237
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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a2603661-6af5-427a-ab92-3f76e26375f0
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b21994079
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)52568957
  • ebsco0511020457

Library Locations

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