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Brenda Deen Schildgen

Brenda Deen Schildgen is Professor of Comparative Literature at the University of California Davis. She has published on Dante, Chaucer, Petrarch, Boccaccio, Augustine, and on the reception of Dante in India. She is the author of books on the Gospel of Mark, one of which won a Choice Award in 1999, one on Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales (Pagans, Tartars, Jews, and Moslems in Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales) and another on Dante (Dante and the Orient). Schildgen is the recipient of numerous fellowships including NEH, PEW Foundation, and the National Humanities and is presently writing a book on European iconoclastic outbreaks and preservation movements entitled Heritage or Heresy: Destruction and Preservation of Cultural Legacy.

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Heritage or Heresy
Preservation and Destruction of Religious Art and Architecture in Europe

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This is an account of the roles of local and national movements, and of memory and regret in the destruction or preservation of the architectural, artistic,...
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Other Renaissances
A New Approach to World Literature

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Other Renaissances is a collection of twelve essays discussing renaissances beyond the fifteenth- and sixteenth-century Italian and then pan-European...
Brenda Deen Schildgen

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