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Binski, Paul.

Becket's crown : art and imagination in Gothic England, 1170-1300 / Paul Binski.

Additional Title(s):

Art and imagination in Gothic England, 1170-1300

New Haven, CT : Published for the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art by Yale University Press, c2004.
Physical Description:
xvi, 343 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.
Reference Library
NA5463 .B45 2004 (LC)+ Oversize
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Table of contents
Includes bibliographical references (p. 317-337) and index.
Subject Terms:
Architecture and religion.
Architecture, Gothic -- England.
Church architecture -- England.
England -- Church history -- 1066-1485.
Liturgy and architecture -- England.

  • Part one: Edification. Canterbury, the aesthetics of martyrdom. The ascetics. Mary's great churches, Lincoln and Salisbury
  • Part two: Sanctification. Viriditas, Ely and St. Etheldreda. The clefts of the rock, Wells. Becket's crown
  • Part three: regulation. Ornamenta. Pastoralia
  • Part four: Expression. The tree of life. Sudden glory. Music and the angelic.