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  • Record Number: 7941
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Friedman , John B.
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  • Title: Nicholas's "Angelus ad Virginem" and the mocking of Noah [The author considers the humorous inversion in the “Miller’s Tale” of the Noah and Gabriel Biblical episodes within the context of other, similar kinds of medieval literary and artistic parodies. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Yearbook of English Studies 22, ( 1992): Pages 162 - 180.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Angels in Art Chaucer, Geoffrey, Poet- Canterbury Tales- Miller's Tale Iconography Literature- Verse Mary, Virgin, Saint- Annunciation in Art Noah (Biblical Figure) in Literature Parody Seduction
  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 14
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  • Illustrations: Nine Figures. Figure 1 Annunciation, Limbourg Brothers, Tres~~Riches Heures of Jean de Berri, Chantilly, Musee Conde, c. 1425, folio 26. Figure 2 Annunciation, initial M, Antiphonal, Luchino Belbello da Pavia, c. 1430-40. Figure 3 Hunt for the Unicorn, wall painting, Parish Church, Memmingen, Bavaria, c. 1400. Figure 4 Hunt for the Unicorn, tapestry, New York, The Cloisters, c. 1425-50. Figure 5 Hunt for the Unicorn, Book of Hours, Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum MS 99, folio 1 iv, 1426. Figure 6 Annunciation, Robert Campin or the Master of Flemalle, The Merode Altar Piece, 1426. Figure 7 Obscene Annunciation, Magdalena Beutler of Freiburg, Erklaurng des~~Veterunsers, Donaueschingen, Furstliche-Furstenbergische Hofbibliothek, MS 298, folio 64v. 1450. Figure 8 Amatory scene, Ivory mirror case, c. 1300. Figure 9 Mocking of Noah, Hours of Mary Vronensteyn, 1460.
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of Illinois
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  • Year of Publication: 1992.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 03062473
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