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Cary Howie

guide’s “lover stepping / out of bed in that odd, delicate way of his.” The book of hours that constitutes this small poem is, therefore, not just, or not even most importantly, the medieval art-object that an art historian presents to a crowd of easily bored spectators; it’s a way of talking about the interpenetration of times and places, in the presence of a catalyzing object experienced in community. You could call it a metaphor, except the book, for the poem, isn’t just a way of talking about something else. It’s there on display as more than just a figurative

in Transfiguring medievalism