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By Elina Gertsman

Sacred and profane, private and non-private, emotive and ritualistic, inner and embodied, medieval weeping served as a culturally charged prism for a number of social, visible, cognitive, and linguistic performances. Crying within the heart Ages addresses where of tears in Jewish, Christian, and Islamic cultural discourses, supplying a key source for students attracted to exploring medieval notions of emotion, gesture, and sensory adventure in numerous cultural contexts.

Gertsman brings jointly essays that determine a chain of conversations with each other, foregrounding crucial questions on different ways in which crying was once noticeable, heard, perceived, expressed, and transmitted in the course of the heart a long time. In acknowledging the porous nature of visible and verbal facts, this assortment foregrounds the need to learn language, snapshot, and event jointly that allows you to envision the complicated notions of medieval crying.


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