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The Resource Life writing in Reformation Europe : lives of reformers by friends, disciples and foes, Irena Backus

Life writing in Reformation Europe : lives of reformers by friends, disciples and foes, Irena Backus

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Life writing in Reformation Europe : lives of reformers by friends, disciples and foes
Title
Life writing in Reformation Europe
Title remainder
lives of reformers by friends, disciples and foes
Statement of responsibility
Irena Backus
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This engaging study brings to light a largely neglected genre of Reformation literature, the Lives of various Reformers written after their death by contemporaries. Although far less well known than other types of writings, biography constitutes an important body of literature which sheds much light on numerous aspects of the Reformation. Utilising this important canon of reformation writing raises intriguing questions about the role of the individual and of Protestant hagiography, as well as the influence of classical and humanist traditions that stress the importance of the 'great' individua
Member of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
274/.060922
Index
index present
LC call number
BR307
LC item number
.B27 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
St. Andrews studies in Reformation history
Label
Life writing in Reformation Europe : lives of reformers by friends, disciples and foes, Irena Backus
Link
http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=269390
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-252) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Luther : instrument of God or Satan's brood. Main developments in Luther biography, 1546-1581 -- Lives of chief Swiss reformers : hagiographies, historical accounts, and exempla -- Zurich lives in the latter part of the sixteenth century -- Early lives of Calvin and Beza by friends and foes -- Post-Masson views of Calvin : Catholic and Protestant images of Calvin in the seventeenth century, or the birth of "Calvinography."
Control code
ocn318676236
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxxiii, 259 pages).
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780754660552
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)318676236
Label
Life writing in Reformation Europe : lives of reformers by friends, disciples and foes, Irena Backus
Link
http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=269390
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-252) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Luther : instrument of God or Satan's brood. Main developments in Luther biography, 1546-1581 -- Lives of chief Swiss reformers : hagiographies, historical accounts, and exempla -- Zurich lives in the latter part of the sixteenth century -- Early lives of Calvin and Beza by friends and foes -- Post-Masson views of Calvin : Catholic and Protestant images of Calvin in the seventeenth century, or the birth of "Calvinography."
Control code
ocn318676236
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxxiii, 259 pages).
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780754660552
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)318676236

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