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      Introduction to the Authors, Narratives, and Audiences in Medieval Saints’ Lives Special Collection

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          Medieval hagiographical narratives were often used in the construction of identity, both institutional and individual, and also demonstrate the permeability of the supposed boundaries between communities such as Latinate and vernacular readers and religious and lay audiences. This introduction to the “Authors, Narratives, and Audiences in Medieval Saints’ Lives” Special Collection provides a brief overview of the role of saints’ lives in medieval literary culture and identifies some intersections between hagiographical writing and other areas of medieval life and literature.

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                Journal
                2056-6700
                Open Library of Humanities
                Open Library of Humanities
                2056-6700
                03 February 2020
                2020
                : 6
                : 1
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                [1 ]Independent scholar, GB
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                10.16995/olh.572
                c3d48b58-db4f-42ce-b022-64916bcc39e0
                Copyright: © 2020 The Author(s)

                This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (CC-BY 4.0), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited. See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/.

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                Authors, narratives, and audiences in medieval saints’ lives

                Literary studies,Religious studies & Theology,Arts,Social & Behavioral Sciences,History,Philosophy

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