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Johanna Kramer, Between earth and heaven: Liminality and the Ascension of Christ in Anglo-Saxon literature.

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Johanna Kramer’s new monograph insists upon the centrality of the Ascension in the religious and cultural life of Anglo-Saxon England. It focuses upon the ways in which complex abstract theology relating to the Ascension is communicated to lay and clerical audiences through art, liturgy, ritual, and various textual genres in Latin and the vernacular. Kramer emphasizes the skilful ways in which anonymous texts and images, as well as the works of well-known figures such as Bede and Ælfric, ‘pur...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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Accepted manuscript

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10.1093/notesj/gjw278

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Department:
Oxford, HUM, English Faculty
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Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Notes and Queries Journal website
Volume:
64
Issue:
1
Pages:
181-183
Publication date:
2017-01-24
Acceptance date:
2017-01-12
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EISSN:
1471-6941
ISSN:
0029-3970
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pubs:669015
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uri:13121b22-67d4-45c0-a993-4ae9674f8d93
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uuid:13121b22-67d4-45c0-a993-4ae9674f8d93
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