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Material Moments in Book Cultures

Essays in Honour of Gabriele Müller-Oberhäuser

Edited By Simon Rosenberg and Sandra Simon

This Festschrift honours the dedicated book historian and medievalist Gabriele Müller-Oberhäuser. Her wide-ranging scholarly expertise has encouraged and influenced many adepts of the book. The essays in this volume reflect the variety of her interests: The contributions range from Chaucer’s Fürstenspiegel to the value of books in comedy, from the material book to the magical book in religious and literary cultures, from collaborative efforts in manuscript production to the relations of distributors of books across national and ideological boundaries, from the relations between the makers of books to the relation of readers to their books. Covering a period from the Middle Ages to the present, the volume concludes with a look at the future of book history as a field of study.
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Here begynneth the Festschryfte

Birgit Hötker-Bolte, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität, Münster

List of Publications by Gabriele Müller-Oberhäuser


Ulrike Graßnick, Universität Trier

“This litel tretys”: Chaucer’s Mirror for Princes The Tale of Melibee

I. Momenta

Eva Schaten, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität, Münster

Books as Objects of Magic in the Late Middle Ages

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