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'And so, enquire the difference': Gender, land, and social change in twelfth and thirteenth century England, a study of maritagium and fee tail
The maritagium and the gift in tail were conditional gifts by which land from the patrimony might be provided to daughters and younger sons while ensuring that when such cadet branches failed the land would return to the ...
"But chiefly we now engaged in mutual listening": Participation in "Art as Experience" and "Let Us Now Praise Famous Men"
James Agee and Walker Evans' Let Us Now Praise Famous Men and John Dewey's Art as Experience converge in several fundamental ways, all hinging on the notion of participation in art. Although Agee and Evans may seem at first ...
Mythical magnitude: Selected short fiction of Marguerite Yourcenar (France)
During the decade of the 1930's Marguerite Yourcenar's metaphysical thinking expressed itself through myth, an, as the writer herself affirms, many of her characters thus represent "figures of mythical magnitude." With the ...
Spirituality, discernment and tradition in Ignatius Loyola, Teresa of Avila and John of the Cross
This thesis examines the process of discernment as described by three Spanish Catholic mystics of the sixteenth century: Ignatius Loyola (1492-1556), Teresa of Avila (1515-1582), and John of the Cross (1542-1591). Discernment ...