Tuesday, December 19, 2006

Grimshaw on Hobbins, The Trial of Joan of Arc

Patricia Grimshaw reviews Daniel Hobbins, The Trial of Joan of Arc (translated by Daniel Hobbins) (Harvard University Press, 2005), on H-Net. She begins:
While no portraits of Joan of Arc survive from her lifetime, we are very fortunate to have access to the record of her trial in several languages, including this latest, first-rate edition in English. Daniel Hobbins, an assistant professor of history at the University of Texas, Arlington, does an excellent job not only with his translation of the original texts themselves (in medieval French and Latin), but also with his introduction to the trial, Joan's life and the importance of the trial record as medieval literature.

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