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- University of Minnesota Press 1999; US$ 72.00
In this major study of Anglo-Saxon religious texts?sermons, homilies, and saints? lives written in Old English?Clare A. Lees reveals how the invention of preaching transformed the early medieval church, and thus the culture of medieval England. By placing Anglo-Saxon prose within a social matrix, her work offers a new way of seeing medieval literature... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2003; US$ 72.00
Drawing on a combination of queer and feminist theory, ethical criticism, and psychoanalytic, historicist, and textual criticism, Diane Watt focuses on the language, sex, and politics in Gower?s writing. She demonstrates that Gower engaged in the sort of critical thinking more commonly associated with Chaucer and William Langland and contributes to... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 105.00
Malory presents chivalry as a dynamic code shaped and reshaped by communities ranging from the nation to the province, from hermits to women. more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2008; US$ 17.00
Lively, absorbing, often outrageously funny, Chaucer?s The Canterbury Tales is a work of genius, an undisputed classic that has held a special appeal for each generation of readers. The Tales gathers twenty-nine of literature?s most enduring (and endearing) characters in a vivid group portrait that captures the full spectrum of medieval society,... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2008; US$ 36.00
The Canterbury Tales was the first great poem in the English language, and it remains a favorite among students and scholars to this day. Ideal for research, this new title in the Bloom's Guides series includes broad-ranging excerpts from interpretive essays that provide expert commentary on this timeless work. It also features an introduction... more...
- MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99
This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. This book features a table of contents linked to every chapter. The book was designed for optimal navigation on the Kindle, PDA, Smartphone, and other electronic readers. It is formatted to display on all electronic devices including the Kindle, Smartphones and other... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2006; US$ 112.00
Texts in multiple versions constitute the core problem of textual scholarship. For texts from antiquity and the medieval period, the many versions may be the result of manuscript transmission, requiring editors and readers to discriminate between levels of authority in variant readings produced along the chain of copying. For texts of all periods,... more...
- University of Ottawa Press 1985; US$ 14.99
The medieval poem Cursor Mundi is a biblical verse account of the history of the world, offering a chronological overview of salvation history from Creation to Doomsday. Originating in northern England around the year 1300, the poem was frequently copied in the north before appearing in a southern version in substantially altered form. Although... more...