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By Maureen Ash

New within the ?terrific?( NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING writer JAYNE ANN KRENTZ) Templar Knight secret series.

while a cake kills a squire, the fortress governor enlists assistance from Templar Bascot de Marins. yet as homicide spreads past the citadel partitions, he wonders whether it is in truth the paintings of a deadly grasp of toxins.

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Com - licensed to The Royal Library - PalgraveConnect - 2011-04-28 DIVIN E V ENTRILOQUISM 37 the scriptorium riddles did their dead speakers’. The scriptorium riddles that I have examined stage ventriloquial reading performances that evince how empirical observations about the voice’s workings have been interpreted in terms of a fantastic relationship to personal presence, namely, how the voice’s ability to exist beyond its speaker implies its ability to represent him once he is dead. One perspective that has fostered this long- standing cultural investment is Christian theology.

Com - licensed to The Royal Library - PalgraveConnect - 2011-04-28 [Afterward, the brown iron wounded me internally. No blood or gore came from my body, though the hard, strong-edged steel bit into me. ] 30 namely, Plato’s oft- cited words: writing functions as the deadly pharmakon (remedy/poison) that is supposed to aid human memory but instead destroys it. While the bookmoth riddle’s prognosis for the oral tradition is bleak, it does offer some solace when read as a revenge fantasy. Perhaps the repressed oral tradition retaliates against the written word when the moth uses its mouth to eat up the book.

38 Its identification with Christ contributes to the poem’s rhetorical power and, more importantly, suggests the close relationship between the rood and Christ’s body in Anglo- Saxon religious devotion that Thomas D. 39 The poem also draws an association between the rood and Christ in the rood’s chronicle of its various changes. The Dream of the Rood’s firstperson narrative enlists the poem’s reader in ventriloquizing this chronicle, which covers its origins as a tree in the forest, its suffering, burial, resurrection, and eventual adoption as a devotional sign.

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