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- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 23.95
How Texts Work : explores the ways in which we categorize texts reveals the limitations of some of the polarisations we use to categorize texts analyzes a wide variety of texts from a range of genres and periods, from Ibsen's A Doll's House to an 18-30s brochure, Internet chatrooms and George Bush's September 11 speech offers a step-by-step... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2002; US$ 99.00
A new two-volume edition of the sources and major analogues of all the Canterbury Tales prepared by members of the New Chaucer Society. This collection, the first to appear in over half a century, features such additions as a fresh interpretation of Chaucer's sources for the frame of the work, chapters on the sources of the General Prologue and Retractions,... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 34.00
Literary forgeries are usually regarded as spurious versions of genuine literature. Faking Literature argues that the production of a literary forgery is an act that reveals the spurious nature of literature itself. This intriguing book will be of interest to all teachers, students and readers of English literature. more...
- Cambridge University Press 1991; US$ 30.00
This book introduces students to the literature of Anglo-Saxon England, the period from 600 1066, in a collection of fifteen specially commissioned essays. The Companion is aimed at students encountering Old English Literature for the first time, and teachers who have no expertise in Old English but who require clear guidance in an unfamiliar field. more...
- Oxford University Press 1991; US$ 119.99
A study which explores the implications of multiple authorship, using as examples the case of Keats and the assistants who aided him in the creation of "Isabella", the contributions of John Stuart Mill's wife to his autobiography, and the revisions to Wordsworth's "The Prelude". more...
- UPF 2003; US$ 59.95
?A lively and thought-provoking study of gender in the Arthurian community. It is at once theoretically sophisticated and highly readable, full of insightful close readings yet conscious of larger patterns of analysis.?--Laurie Finke, Kenyon College Gender and the Chivalric Community in Malory?s Morte d?Arthur reveals, for the first time in a book-length... more...
- Routledge 2006; US$ 95.00
Takes a look at Chaucer's great Trojan romance, Troilus and Criseyde, in light of scholarship on late scholastic discourses on representation and causality as they pertain to human perception and judgment. This study also contributes to a growing literature on the impact of scholastic psychological theory upon contemporary cultural forms. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 100.00
Malory presents chivalry as a dynamic code shaped and reshaped by communities ranging from the nation to the province, from hermits to women. more...