Dean's Seminar: Prophets-Play: Personifying the Old Testament from Early Christian Homiletics to Medieval Drama
13 June 2012, 12:30 - 14:00
- Dr Peter Toth, Long Term Frances A Yates Fellow, Warburg Institute
- Organised by:
- School of Advanced Study
- Event Type:
- Room 103 (Senate House, first floor)
- Venue Details:
London WC1E 7HU
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Referring to sayings from revered figures of the past has always been a very delicate and controversial matter so special techniques and methods have been developed in order to quote them persuasively. The paper sets out to investigate the origin and afterlife of a particular type of quotation-technique which might provide us with the key to understand the appearance of apocryphal dialogue and its staged version the medieval drama.