Serious entertainments : the writing of history in twelfth-century England / Nancy F. Partner.

By: Partner, Nancy FMaterial type: TextTextPublisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1977Description: 289 p. ; 23 cmISBN: 0226647633; 9780226647630Report number: 77004402Subject(s): Henry, of Huntingdon, 1084?-1155. Chronicle of Henry of Huntingdon | William, of Newburgh, 1136-1201? Historia rerum anglicarum Wilhelmi Parvi | Richard, of Devizes, ca. 1150-ca. 1200. Chronicon Ricardi Divisiensis de rebus gestis Ricardi Primi regis Angliae | Great Britain -- History -- Norman period, 1066-1154 -- Historiography | Great Britain -- History -- Richard I, 1189-1199 -- Historiography | Great Britain -- History -- To 1066 -- Historiography | Great Britain -- History -- To 1485 -- Historiography | Historiography -- Great Britain -- History -- To 1500 | Great Britain History Historiography Norman period, 1066-1154 | Great Britain History Historiography Richard I, 1189-1199 | Great Britain History Historiography To 1066 | Great Britain History Historiography To 1485 | Great Britain History Norman period, 1066-1154 Historiography | Henry, of Huntingdon Chronicle of Henry of Huntingdon | Henry, of Huntingdon Historia Anglorum | Historiography History To 1500 Great Britain | Richard of Devizes Chronicon Ricardi Divisiensis de rebus gestis Ricardi Primi regis Angliae | Richard, of Devizes Chronicon Ricardi Divisiensis de rebus gestis Ricardi Primi regis Angliae | William of Newburgh Historia rerum anglicarum Wilhelmi Parvi | William, of Newburgh Historia rerum anglicarum Wilhelmi ParviDDC classification: 942/.007/2 LOC classification: DA130.H413 | P37 | DA129.5Other classification: 15.02
Contents:
Introduction : the reading of medieval history -- Henry of Huntingdon : history and contempt of the world -- William of Newburgh. The scholarly spirit ; The ecclesiastical world ; The secular world ; Another world -- Richard of Devizes : the temporal world -- The writing of history in twelfth century England. The question of historical evidence ; The question of literary form ; The question of Christian history.
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Bibliography: p. 269-281.

Includes index.

Introduction : the reading of medieval history -- Henry of Huntingdon : history and contempt of the world -- William of Newburgh. The scholarly spirit ; The ecclesiastical world ; The secular world ; Another world -- Richard of Devizes : the temporal world -- The writing of history in twelfth century England. The question of historical evidence ; The question of literary form ; The question of Christian history.

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