Francis of Assisi and His "Canticle of Brother Sun" Reassessed (New Middle Ages) (Paperback)

Francis of Assisi and His
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Bringing the skills of a literary historian to the subject, Brian Moloney considers the genesis of Saint Francis of Assisi's Canticle of Brother Sun to show how it works as a carefully composed work of art. The study examines the saint's life and times, the structure of the poem, the features of its style, and the range of its possible meanings.

About the Author


Brian Moloney is Emeritus Professor at the University of Hull and the University of Wollongong.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781349455317
ISBN-10: 1349455318
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Publication Date: October 15th, 2013
Pages: 169
Language: English
Series: New Middle Ages