IN A BETTER AND OLDER LANGUAGE: THE REDEMPTIVE POTENTIAL OF ARABIC A N D I T S T R A N S L AT E D F I C T I O N S S.J. Pearce N EW YO R K U N I V E R SI T Y "The dead shall be raised". -- I Corinthians 15:15, inscribed in the lintel of the Grove Street Cemetery gate, New Haven, CT A man in possession of a strange, esoteric and rare medieval manuscript written in an indecipherable old language is approached by a literatureloving friend who beseeches him to make the incredible text accessible by translating it and adding a suitable prologue. It was once a widely-read and -regarded text, but now, owing to social, religious and intellectual controversy, most of the copies have been destroyed burned or sold for rag but this hardly matters as so very few people would have been able to read it in its original language, anyway. The man gives in and labors away translating or does he? The manuscript tells a story of books and death; and LA CORÓNICA 43.1 FALL 2014 179-99 PEARCE LA CORÓNICA 43.1, 2014 when you
La corónica: A Journal of Medieval Hispanic Languages, Literatures, and Cultures – La corónica: Journal of Medieval Hispanic Languages, Literatures & Culture
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