Divine Ventriloquism in Medieval English Literature: Power, Anxiety, Subversion (The New Middle Ages)

Divine Ventriloquism in Medieval English Literature: Power, Anxiety, Subversion (The New Middle Ages)

Mary Hayes


Divine Ventriloquism in Medieval English Literature experiences medieval attitudes in the direction of the human mediation of God's and Christ's voices and hence attends to how medieval humans resignified a pagan perform. As Mary Hayes demonstrates, the ventriloquized divine voice eventually allows an exploration of human relationships with God in addition to mundane relationships among the divine voice's targeted clerical mediators and their lay audiences.

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