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“It's a Magical World”: The Page in Comics and Medieval Manuscripts

“It's a Magical World”: The Page in Comics and Medieval Manuscripts “ I t ’ s a M a g i c a l W o r l d ” : T h e P a g e i n C o m i c s a n d M e d i e v a l M a n u s c r i p t s M a r t h a R u s t he best comics," w rite s Anne Elizabeth M oore, "create an all-encom passing e n viro n m e n t."1 G eoffrey Chaucer w o u ld seem to be m aking the same claim Ж fo r m edieval illu m in a te d m anuscripts w hen his na rrator in The Book o f the Duchess fa m o u s ly falls asleep w h ile reading a book and dream s o f w aking up in a room that looks rem arkably like th e inside o f one: w ith The Romance o f the Rose painted on its w a lls — "b o th e te x t and g lo s e " —and the "s to ry o http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png English Language Notes Duke University Press

“It's a Magical World”: The Page in Comics and Medieval Manuscripts

English Language Notes , Volume 46 (2) – Sep 1, 2008

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Copyright
Copyright © 2008 Regents of the University of Colorado
ISSN
0013-8282
eISSN
2573-3575
DOI
10.1215/00138282-46.2.23
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Abstract

“ I t ’ s a M a g i c a l W o r l d ” : T h e P a g e i n C o m i c s a n d M e d i e v a l M a n u s c r i p t s M a r t h a R u s t he best comics," w rite s Anne Elizabeth M oore, "create an all-encom passing e n viro n m e n t."1 G eoffrey Chaucer w o u ld seem to be m aking the same claim Ж fo r m edieval illu m in a te d m anuscripts w hen his na rrator in The Book o f the Duchess fa m o u s ly falls asleep w h ile reading a book and dream s o f w aking up in a room that looks rem arkably like th e inside o f one: w ith The Romance o f the Rose painted on its w a lls — "b o th e te x t and g lo s e " —and the "s to ry o

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English Language NotesDuke University Press

Published: Sep 1, 2008

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