Unformatted text preview: Louis, is idealized and presumptuous, as he bases it on the fact that Joinville mentions that King Louis dies at the same hour as that of Jesus and hence understands the spirituality about the subject. He goes on the critique how Odo misses this key element of spirituality in presenting King Louis vii, and fails to understand his subject and delivers mere description of events instead of providing an understanding of the events. Although I find the concept of discussing the connection between the author and subject fascinating, it appears that Lindner may be attributing his own biases to the study and choosing sides rather than extracting glimpses of the time period presented by the authors, which he states the books provide, but fails to fully investigate....
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- Fall '11
- History, King Louis, Louis VII of France, Saint Louis, Second Crusade, King Louis VII, Odo of Deuil