The culmination of de Certeau's lifelong engagement with the human sciences, this volume is both an analysis of Christian mysticism during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries and an application of this influential scholar's transdisciplinary historiography.
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At the time of his death in 1986, Michel de Certeau was a director of studies at the Ecole des hautes études en sciences sociales, Paris. Of his many books, The Practice of Everyday Life, The Writing of History, and Heterologies: Discourse on the Other are available in English translation.
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Book Description University of Chicago Press, 1992. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Translator's Note Introduction Squaring the Mystic Circle A Historic Formation I. A Place to Lose Oneself 1. The Monastery and the Public Square: Madness in the Crowd The Idiot Woman (Fourth Century) Laughters of Madmen (Sixth Century) 2. The Garden: Delirium and Delights of Hieronymous Bosch A Paradise Withdrawn Encyclopedias That Create Absences Paths Leading Nowhere Calligraphies of Bodies II. A Topics 3. The New Science "Corpus Mysticum," or the Missing Body "Mystical" as the Adjective of a Secret The Substantive of a Science 4. Manners of Speaking Presuppositions: A Linguistic Pragmatics "Mystic Phrases": Diego de Jess, Introducer of John of the Cross III. The Circumstances of the Mystic Utterance 5. The "Conversar" The "Dialogue" A Preliminary: TheVolo(From Meister Eckhart to Madame Guyon) 6. The Institution of Speech Whence to Speak? The "J" PrefacingThe Experimental Science(Jean-Joseph Surin) The Fiction of the Soul, Foundation ofThe Interior Castle(Teresa of Avila) IV. Figures of the Wildman 7. The Enlightened Illiterate Textual Histories (1630-90) The Angel in the Wilderness The Legend of the Pauper 8. The "Little Saints" of Aquitaine The "Deficiencies" of the Science (1606) The Persecution of "Extraordinary Devotions" (1615-45) "A Kind of Illuminati" 9. Labadie the Nomad A Spirit in Search of a Place The Invention of Extension Overture to a Poetics of the Body List of Abbreviations Notes Index. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0226100367