The Emergence of the Individual in Eleventh and Twelfth Century Europe: Cistercians to Cowboys

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The purpose and scope of this paper is to discuss the emergence of the individual in the eleventh and twelfth centuries in light of the societal changes occurring at the time, and to establish the fact that this beginning of individualism can be seen particularly in the arts of the time. The evidence presented gives rise to the supposition that the society of the eleventh and twelfth centuries can be defined as humanistic, given that humanism implies a concern with and a concentration upon life on earth as opposed to life in heaven.

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Cain, Elizabeth P. December 1991.

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The purpose and scope of this paper is to discuss the emergence of the individual in the eleventh and twelfth centuries in light of the societal changes occurring at the time, and to establish the fact that this beginning of individualism can be seen particularly in the arts of the time. The evidence presented gives rise to the supposition that the society of the eleventh and twelfth centuries can be defined as humanistic, given that humanism implies a concern with and a concentration upon life on earth as opposed to life in heaven.

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Cain, Elizabeth P. The Emergence of the Individual in Eleventh and Twelfth Century Europe: Cistercians to Cowboys, thesis, December 1991; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc500503/: accessed September 24, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .