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- University of Chicago Press 2013; US$ 44.00
Slavery appears as a figurative construct during the English revolution of the mid-seventeenth century, and again in the American and French revolutions, when radicals represent their treatment as a form of political slavery. What, if anything, does figurative, political slavery have to do with transatlantic slavery? In Arbitrary Rule , Mary Nyquist... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2013;
The relationship between song quotation and the elevation of French as a literary language that could challenge the cultural authority of Latin is the focus of this book. It approaches this phenomenon through a close examination of the refrain, a short phrase of music and text quoted intertextually across thirteenth- and early fourteenth-century musical... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2013;
This collection of fourteen original essays by leading authorities offers, for the first time, a comprehensive overview of the significant authors and important aspects of fifteenth-century English poetry. The major poets of the century, John Lydgate and Thomas Hoccleve, receive detailed analysis, alongside perhaps lesser-known authors: John Capgrave,... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 40.00
Until the twelfth century writing in the western vernaculars dealt almost exclusively with religious, historical and factual themes, but the second half of the twelfth century saw the emergence of a new genre consciously conceived as fictional, the romance. Dennis Green explores how and why this shift occurred. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
The Tarikhnamah is a history of the world and the oldest surviving work of Persian prose. This book examines it as a political and cultural document and why it became such an influential work in the Islamic world. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 145.00
This collection of essays by leading experts in manuscript studies sheds new light on ways to approach medieval texts in their manuscript context. Each contribution provides groundbreaking insight into the field of medieval textual culture, demonstrating the various interconnections between medieval material and literary traditions. The contributors?... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2006; US$ 124.99
Alexandra Gillespie takes a new look at hundreds of neglected old books containing works by Chaucer, the 'father' of English poetry, and his much-maligned follower, John Lydgate. She demonstrates that the shift from manuscript to print was part of the controversial process by which Chaucer earned his exclusive place in English literary history.... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 110.00
This volume insists on the crucial importance of the English experience in Wales to the understanding of the literary cultures of Medieval Britain. more...
- De Gruyter 2009; US$ 168.00
For nearly forty years, the theory and practice of medieval poetics have been a central plank of Fritz Peter Knapp's research activity. The present Festschrift celebrating the jubilarian's 65th birthday brings together new studies by renowned scholars inside and outside Germany who carry forward the multi-layered discussion of poetological discourse... more...