Postscript to the Middle Ages: Teaching Medieval Studies Through The Name of the Rose

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  • Copyright: 2009-10-01
  • Publisher: Syracuse Univ Pr
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Table of Contents

List of Illustrationsp. vii
Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Contributorsp. xi
Introductionp. xv
Pedagogical Approaches
Monks and Heretics: Using Eco's Name of the Rose as a Textbook in an Upper-Level, Undergraduate History Seminarp. 3
Eco as Educator: The Middle Ages Through The Name of the Rosep. 16
Naturally, a Postscript: The Name of the Rose as the Final Text in a Medieval Literature Survey Coursep. 30
Eco's Inspiring Novel: New Life for a Medieval Coursep. 40
The Architecture of the Infinite Library: Teaching Intertextuality and Bibliography with the Name of the Rosep. 52
The Book: Object of Desire and Fearp. 69
Illuminating the Past: Reflections on Teaching the Name of the Rosep. 84
Umberto Eco's Name of the Rose: Teaching the Franciscan Intellectual Tradition to Postmodern Undergraduatesp. 97
Playing With Fire: The Film Version of Eco's Name of the Rosep. 109
Critical Backgrounds
Apocalypse Found: The Manuscript in and of The Name of the Rosep. 135
Visions and Revisions: Eco's Book of Revelationp. 151
"It Was Just a Figure of Speech": Words, Things, and the Rhetorician's Artp. 169
Critiques of Courtly Love: Mirroring and Refiguration in Jean de Meun's Le Roman de la rose and Umberto Eco's Il nome delta rosap. 184
Serious Comedy: The Second Book of Aristotle's Poetics and the Name of the Rosep. 205
Appendix: Syllabip. 219
Works Citedp. 243
Indexp. 225
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