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The Resource French Books of Hours : Making an Archive of Prayer, c.1400-1600

French Books of Hours : Making an Archive of Prayer, c.1400-1600

Label
French Books of Hours : Making an Archive of Prayer, c.1400-1600
Title
French Books of Hours
Title remainder
Making an Archive of Prayer, c.1400-1600
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
How was the Book of Hours created and used as a book and what did it mean to its owners?
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Reinburg, Virginia
Dewey number
242.0944
Index
index present
LC call number
BX2080 .R45 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Books of hours
  • Books and reading
  • HISTORY
  • Books and reading
  • Books of hours
  • France
  • Gebet
  • Stundenbuch
  • Frankreich
  • Getijdenboeken
  • Frankrijk
  • Livres d'heures
  • Livres et lecture
Label
French Books of Hours : Making an Archive of Prayer, c.1400-1600
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; French Books of Hours; Title; Copyright; Contents; Illustrations; Tables; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations and a note on translations; Introduction; Part I: A Social History of the Book of Hours; Prologue to Part I; 1: Culture and commerce; The evolution of hourly prayer and the book of hours; The book of hours and intercessory prayer; Manuscripts; The advent of printing; How many printed books of hours?; Explaining the rise and decline of production; Cost and value; The social composition of book ownership; 2: Owners and their books; A portrait of the owners
  • The livre de raison and the family-owned book of hours"For the use of women"; Treasured possession and devotional object; 3: Prayer book and primer; French and Latin; Latin, the liturgy, and the book of hours; A sacred language?; Latin and French in the book of hours; A primer for literacy; Reading the book of hours; Image and imagination; Conclusion: A book for prayer and literacy; Part II: An Ethnography of Prayer; Prologue to Part II; 4: Words and rites; Prayer as speech; The colloquy style; The contract style; Charms, blessings, and recipes; Prayer as rite; Conclusion: Oral rites
  • 5: A fragment of a religionPraying to the saints; Prayer during the mass; Legends and promises; 6: Prayer to the Virgin Mary; The Annunciation; Mary's passion; Shrines and pilgrimage; Conclusion; Bibliography; 1. BOOKS OF HOURS; MANUSCRIPTS; PRINTED BOOKS OF HOURS (IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER BY PUBLICATION DATE); 2. GENERAL BIBLIOGRAPHY; WORKS PUBLISHED BEFORE 1700; WORKS PUBLISHED AFTER 1700; 3. INTERNET RESOURCES FOR RESEARCH ON FRENCH BOOKS OF HOURS (LINKS VERIFIED ON 10 MARCH 2011); Index
Control code
780425830
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (314 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781139233620
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
  • 9786613580603
  • 99950023821
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
358060
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)780425830
Label
French Books of Hours : Making an Archive of Prayer, c.1400-1600
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; French Books of Hours; Title; Copyright; Contents; Illustrations; Tables; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations and a note on translations; Introduction; Part I: A Social History of the Book of Hours; Prologue to Part I; 1: Culture and commerce; The evolution of hourly prayer and the book of hours; The book of hours and intercessory prayer; Manuscripts; The advent of printing; How many printed books of hours?; Explaining the rise and decline of production; Cost and value; The social composition of book ownership; 2: Owners and their books; A portrait of the owners
  • The livre de raison and the family-owned book of hours"For the use of women"; Treasured possession and devotional object; 3: Prayer book and primer; French and Latin; Latin, the liturgy, and the book of hours; A sacred language?; Latin and French in the book of hours; A primer for literacy; Reading the book of hours; Image and imagination; Conclusion: A book for prayer and literacy; Part II: An Ethnography of Prayer; Prologue to Part II; 4: Words and rites; Prayer as speech; The colloquy style; The contract style; Charms, blessings, and recipes; Prayer as rite; Conclusion: Oral rites
  • 5: A fragment of a religionPraying to the saints; Prayer during the mass; Legends and promises; 6: Prayer to the Virgin Mary; The Annunciation; Mary's passion; Shrines and pilgrimage; Conclusion; Bibliography; 1. BOOKS OF HOURS; MANUSCRIPTS; PRINTED BOOKS OF HOURS (IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER BY PUBLICATION DATE); 2. GENERAL BIBLIOGRAPHY; WORKS PUBLISHED BEFORE 1700; WORKS PUBLISHED AFTER 1700; 3. INTERNET RESOURCES FOR RESEARCH ON FRENCH BOOKS OF HOURS (LINKS VERIFIED ON 10 MARCH 2011); Index
Control code
780425830
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (314 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781139233620
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
  • 9786613580603
  • 99950023821
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
358060
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)780425830

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