Pedagogy, Intellectuals, and Dissent in the Later Middle Ages

Pedagogy, Intellectuals, and Dissent in the Later Middle Ages

Lollardy and Ideas of Learning

eBook - 2001
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"This book is about the place of pedagogy and the role of intellectuals in medieval dissent. Focusing on the medieval English heresy known as Lollardy, Rita Copeland places heretical and orthodox attitudes to learning in a long historical perspective that reaches back to antiquity. She shows how educational ideologies of ancient lineage left their imprint on the most sharply politicized categories of late-medieval culture, and how radical teachers transformed inherited ideas about classrooms and pedagogy as they brought their teaching to adult learners. The pedagogical imperatives of Lollard dissent were also embodied in the work of certain public figures, intellectuals whose dissident careers transformed the social category of the medieval intellectual. Looking closely at the prison narratives of two Lollard preachers, Copeland shows how their writings could serve as examples for their fellow dissidents and forge a new rapport between academic and nonacademic communities."--Jacket.
Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2001
ISBN: 9780511483264
0511483260
9780521652384
0521652383
9780511040504
0511040504
Characteristics: data file,rda
1 online resource (xii, 243 pages)

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