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Anglo-Saxon (Beginnings through 1066)

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  • Troilus and Criseydeby Geoffrey Chaucer; Barry Windeatt

    OUP Oxford 1998; US$ 6.99 US$ 6.01

    Chaucer's masterpiece and one of the greatest narrative poems in English, the story of the lovers Troilus and Criseyde is renowned for its deep humanity and penetrating psychological insight.This new translation into modern English by a major Chaucerian scholar includes an index of the names relating to the Trojan War and an Index of Proverbs. more...

  • The Canterbury Talesby Geoffrey Chaucer; David Wright; Christopher Cannon

    OUP Oxford 2011; US$ 5.99 US$ 5.15

    A group of pilgrims entertain each other with stories on their way to Canterbury in a poem whose characters, from the Knight to the Wife of Bath, are as vivid as their tales. This new edition of David Wright's acclaimed translation includes a new critical introduction and invaluable notes by a leading Chaucer scholar. more...

  • The Canterbury Talesby Geoffrey Chaucer; David Wright

    Oxford University Press, UK 1986; US$ 18.88 US$ 16.24

    David Wright's new translation of The Canterbury Tales into modern verse--the first to appear in over thirty years--makes one of the greatest works of English literature accessible to all readers while preserving the wit and vivacity of Chaucer's original text. more...

  • Anfang und Endeby Udo Friedrich; Andreas Hammer; Christiane Witthöft

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 123.50

    This book explores the categories of beginning and ending in their narratological, cultural, and anthropological dimensions. Individuals, collectives, and history overall are all contingent on epoch-specific causalities and finalities. Essays by literary theorists are supplemented by papers by cultural scientists and historians in order... more...

  • Lesermodelle und Lesertheorienby Marcus Willand

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 112.27

    The theory and practice of literary studies has long been characterized by a virtually unnoticed asymmetry: the striking contrast between an intense effort to create a scientific foundation for the discipline and the equally striking paucity of efforts to systematically incorporate the reader models arising from these positions. This study... more...

  • The Choice of Achillesby Susanne Wofford

    Stanford University Press 1992; US$ 75.00

    This book examines the ways that Classical and Renaissance epic poems often work against their expressed moral and political values. It combines a formal and tropological analysis that stresses difference and disjunction with a political analysis of the epic's figurative economy. It offers an interpretation of three epic poems - Homer's Iliad, Virgil's... more...

  • John Donne: The Critical Heritageby A.J. Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 54.95

    Contains writings about John Donne from 1873 to 1923, including Henry Morley, Edmund Gosse, W.F. Collier, Rudyard Kipling, Charles Eliot Norton, Henry Augustin Beers, Thomas Hardy, W.B. Yeats, Ezra Pound, T.S. Eliot, and many others. Together these works present a record of how, from the nineteenth century onwards, critics viewed Donne, and how he... more...

  • How Texts Workby Adrian Beard

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 28.95

    How Texts Work :  explores the ways in which we categorize texts reveals the limitations of some of the polarisations we use to categorize texts analyzes a wide variety of texts from a range of genres and periods, from Ibsen's A Doll's House to an 18-30s brochure, Internet chatrooms and George Bush's September 11 speech offers a step-by-step... more...

  • Faking Literatureby K. K. Ruthven

    Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 36.00 US$ 29.52

    Faking Literature, first published in 2001, examines the role of forgery in literature. more...

  • The Cambridge Companion to Old English Literatureby Malcolm Godden; Michael Lapidge

    Cambridge University Press 1991; US$ 32.00 US$ 26.24

    Ideal for students, this collection of fifteen specially commissioned essays covers all aspects of Anglo-Saxon literature from 600?1066. more...