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- Editions Rodopi 2010; US$ 88.40
This book is the first cognitive literary analysis in the field of medieval French literature. As such, it focuses on the question of audience in the Old French epic poems known as chansons de geste . Bringing to bear evidence from historical, liter more...
- De Gruyter 2010; US$ 377.00
New manuscript discoveries have provided a greatly enhanced basis for this work of Hildegard von Bingen's on natural history and healing, which now contains twice the amount of text as the previous standard edition from 1855. The worlds of animals and plants, together with precious stones, metals and earths, are treated in their entirety from a specific... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 105.00
In new readings of medieval language attitudes and identities, this book concludes that multilingualism informed masculinist discourses, which were aligned against the vernacular sentiment traditionally attributed to Langland and Chaucer. more...
- Cambridge University Press 1984; US$ 37.00
Histories of Byzantine literature tend to focus on the history of genres. The essays in this book challenge the traditional view. more...
- Cambridge University Press 1998; US$ 42.00
This 1998 book investigates the politics of vernacular translation in late medieval England, with particular attention to Langland, Trevisa and Wyclif. more...
- De Gruyter 2010; US$ 238.00
The incunabulum Peregrinatio in terram sanctam by Bernhard von Breydenbach, which appeared in 1486, is the first printed and illustrated travelogue. It provides one of the most important sources for studying medieval contact between religions on the threshold of the Modern Age. Besides sketches in the form of diary entries, theological reflections... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2005; US$ 99.00
Close Relationships is Geert Jan van Gelder's groundbreaking and comprehensive study of the diverse facts and opinions concerning incest and close-kin marriage found in literary and non-literary pre-modern Arabic texts. The pre-Islamic Arabs knew about the dangers of inbreeding; the Qur'an formulates the basic principles of marriage impediments in... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 90.00
Street Scenes offers a theory of late medieval acting and performance through a fresh and original reading of the Tretise of Miraclis Pleyinge . The performance theory perspective employed here, along with the examination of actor/character dialectics, paves the way to understanding both religious theatre and the complexity of late medieval theatricalities. more...
- Steerforth Press 2011; US$ 16.99
Dante For Beginners takes the reader on a magical trip through Heaven and Hell. Well, this isn't exactly true. After an introduction to Dante Alighieri and his background, the reader meets a sweet lass named Beatrice, the love of his life and the subject of many of his poems. Then the reader explores other samples of Dante's works, such... more...