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- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 140.00
norms, rules, and laws have determined the interaction of people throughout time, and yet transgressions have always occurred. Crime and subsequent punishments are fundamental issues identifying every society. The articles in this volume study medieval laws and documents reflecting on vices, crimes, and wrongdoings and thus give a profound analysis... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 26.00
This Companion examines the lives of medieval women by focusing on the texts that emerged from and shaped their experience. more...
- Duncker & Humblot 2011; US$ 60.32
Hauptbeschreibung Der Autor untersucht den typischen Inhalt von Verlagsverträgen und die Übereinstimmung oder Diskrepanz zwischen Vertragsinhalt und Vertragsdurchführung bzw. Abwicklung von Vertragsstörungen. Die Arbeit gehört mit einer solchen Fragestellung in den Bereich der empirischen Rechtssoziologie. Ihr Ziel ist zunächst, Recht und Realität... more...
- Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2013; US$ 14.57
The Grail legends have been appropriated by novelists as diverse as Umberto Eco and Dan Brown yet very few have read for themselves the original stories from which they came. All the mystery and drama of the Arthurian world are embodied in the extraordinary tales of Perceval, Gawain, Lancelot and Galahad in pursuit of the Holy Grail. The original... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 1992; US$ 179.95
The powerful works contained in this study form an epic all their own - a literary triumph whose roots lie in the anxieties and aspirations of the societies which gave them birth. Included for study: Celtic fairy tales and nursery rhymes; Irish bardic literature; the Britano-Welsh material (the Mabinogion); the Germanic epic; Latin Christian verse;... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 95.00
Intended as "the other bookend" to Jessie Weston's work some eighty years earlier, this essay collection provides a careful overview of recent scholarship on possible overlap between Arthurian literature and Christianity. From Ritual to romance and Notes, taken together, bracket contemporary inquiry into the relationship (if any) between Jesus and... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2013; US$ 64.99
Ever since the first appearances of Superman and Batman in comic books of the late 1930s, superheroes have been a staple of the popular culture landscape. Though initially created for younger audiences, superhero characters have evolved over the years, becoming complex figures that appeal to more sophisticated readers. In Enter the Superheroes:... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 32.95
This introduction to studying comics and graphic novels is a structured guide to a popular topic. It deploys new cognitive methods of textual analysis and features activities and exercises throughout. Deploys novel cognitive approaches to analyze the importance of psychological and physical aspects of reader experience Carefully structured to build... more...