An aspect of Alcuin: "Tuus Albinus" - peevish egotist? or parrhesiast?'

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Reinterprets Alcuin's incessant admonitions in the light of classical rhetorical statements about parrhesia (licentia, or free speech) to offer an entirely new reading of texts and character; explores wider implications for interpretation of medieval letters, authorial self-awareness
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEgo Trouble
Subtitle of host publicationAuthors and their Identities in the Early Middle Ages
EditorsRichard Corradini, Matthew Gillis, Rosamond McKitterick, Irene van Renswoude
Place of PublicationWien
PublisherVerlag Der Osterreichischen Akademie Der Wiss
Number of pages15
ISBN (Electronic)978-3-7001-6872-0
ISBN (Print)978-3-7001-6490-6
Publication statusPublished - 20 Oct 2010

Publication series

NameForschungen zur Geschichte des Mittelalters

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