Apocryphal Romance in the London Thornton Manuscript

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The Childhood of Christ poem found in London, British Library, MS Additional 31042 emerges as a singular, context-specific, and entertaining recollection of Christ’s Passion. This referential narrative enacts the dialectic at play within and among the London Thornton manuscript’s texts between affective devotion to and righteous indignation for Christ’s sacrifice.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationApocryphal Romance in the London Thornton Manuscript
PublisherYork Medieval Press
ISBN (Print)9781903153512
StatePublished - Apr 17 2014


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