The waning of the Middle Ages; a study of the forms of life, thought, and art in France and the Netherlands in the XIVth and XVth centuries.


Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday and Company, 1954.

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Standard Title Herfsttij der Middeleeuwen. English
Subjects Art, Medieval -- France.
Art, Medieval -- Netherlands.
Art, Medieval.
Civilisation médiévale.
Civilization.
Cultuurgeschiedenis.
France -- Civilization -- 1328-1600.
France -- Conditions sociales.
France.
Moyen Âge.
Netherlands -- Civilization.
Netherlands.
Pays-Bas -- Conditions sociales.
Social history -- Medieval, 500-1500.
Social history -- Medieval.
Series Doubleday anchor books ; A42.
Description 362 pages 19 cm.
Copyright Date 1954.
Notes Translation of Herfsttij der Middeleeuwen.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 336-350).
Also issued online.
Summary A study of the forms of life, thought, and art in France and the Netherlands in the XIVth and XVth centuries.
Contents TABLE OF CONTENTS -- The violent tenor of life -- Pessimism and the ideal of the sublime life -- The hierarchic conception of society -- The idea of chivalry -- The dream of heroism and of love -- Orders of chivalry and vows -- The political and military value of chivalrous ideas -- Love formalized -- The conventions of love -- The idyllic version of life -- The vision of death -- Religious thoughts crystallizing into images -- Types of religious life -- Religious sensibility and religious imagination -- Symbolism in its decline -- The effects of realism -- Religious thought beyond the limits of imagination -- The forms of thought and practical life -- Art and life -- The aesthetic sentiment -- Verbal and plastic expression compared (I) -- Verbal and plastic expression compared (II) -- The advent of the new form.
Geographic Area France
Netherlands
Network Numbers (OCoLC)401733
(OCoLC)ocm00401733
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Huizinga, Johan, 1872-1945.
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