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- Boydell & Brewer 2001; US$ 99.00
An exploration of the development of Middle English portrayals of rape and ravishment in the context of shifting legal, theological and medical attitudes. more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 234.00 US$ 202.80
Romance is a varied and fluid literary genre, notoriously difficult to define. This groundbreaking Companion surveys the many permutations of romance throughout the ages. Considers the literary and historical development of the romance genre from its classical origins to the present day Incorporates discussion of the changing readership... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 79.95 US$ 69.29
This concise companion provides a succinct introduction to Chaucer?s major works, the contexts in which he wrote, and to medieval thought more generally. Opens with a general introductory section discussing London life and politics, books and authority, manuscripts and readers. Subsequent sections focus on Chaucer?s major works ? the... more...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 53.95 US$ 46.76
A Companion to Medieval Poetry presents a series of original essays from leading literary scholars that explore English poetry from the Anglo-Saxon period up to the 15 th century. Organised into three parts to echo the chronological and stylistic divisions between the Anglo-Saxon, Middle English and Post-Chaucerian periods, each section... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2010; US$ 99.00
The themes of magic and the supernatural in medieval romance are here fully explored and put into the context of thinking at the time in this first full study of the subject. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 115.00
The Body and the Arts focuses on the dynamic relation between the body and the arts: the body as inspiration, subject, symbol and medium. Contributors from a variety of disciplines explore this relation across a range of periods and art forms, spanning medicine, literature from the classical period to the present, and visual and performing arts. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 90.00
An interdisciplinary collection of essays exploring the complex and conflicted topic of beauty in cultural, arts and medicine, looking back through the long cultural history of beauty, and asking whether it is possible to 'recover beauty'. more...