The Juggler of Notre Dame and the Medievalizing of Modernity.: Volume 2: Medieval Meets Medievalism

  title={The Juggler of Notre Dame and the Medievalizing of Modernity.: Volume 2: Medieval Meets Medievalism},
  author={J. Ziolkowski},
This ambitious and vivid study in six volumes explores the journey of a single, electrifying story, from its first incarnation in a medieval French poem through its prolific rebirth in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The Juggler of Notre Dame tells how an entertainer abandons the world to join a monastery, but is suspected of blasphemy after dancing his devotion before a statue of the Madonna in the crypt; he is saved when the statue, delighted by his skill, miraculously comes to life… Expand
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