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Anglo-Saxon (Beginnings through 1066)

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  • Multiple Authorship and the Myth of Solitary Geniusby Jack Stillinger

    Oxford University Press 1991; US$ 119.99

    A study which explores the implications of multiple authorship, using as examples the case of Keats and the assistants who aided him in the creation of "Isabella", the contributions of John Stuart Mill's wife to his autobiography, and the revisions to Wordsworth's "The Prelude". more...

  • Gender and the Chivalric Community in Malory's Morte d'Arthurby Dorsey Armstrong

    UPF 2003; US$ 59.95

    ?A lively and thought-provoking study of gender in the Arthurian community. It is at once theoretically sophisticated and highly readable, full of insightful close readings yet conscious of larger patterns of analysis.?--Laurie Finke, Kenyon College Gender and the Chivalric Community in Malory?s Morte d?Arthur reveals, for the first time in a book-length... more...

  • She This in Blak': Vision Truth and Will in Geoffrey Chaucer's Troilus and Criseydeby Thomas Hill

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    She, This in Blak takes a fresh look at Chaucer's great Trojan romance, Troilus and Criseyde, in light of recent scholarship on late scholastic discourses on representation and causality as they pertain to human perception and judgment. This study also contributes to a growing literature on the impact of scholastic psychological theory upon contemporary... more...

  • Tradition and Beliefby Clare A. Lees

    University of Minnesota Press 1999; US$ 72.00

    In this major study of Anglo-Saxon religious texts?sermons, homilies, and saints? lives written in Old English?Clare A. Lees reveals how the invention of preaching transformed the early medieval church, and thus the culture of medieval England. By placing Anglo-Saxon prose within a social matrix, her work offers a new way of seeing medieval literature... more...

  • Amoral Gowerby Diane Watt

    University of Minnesota Press 2003; US$ 72.00

    Drawing on a combination of queer and feminist theory, ethical criticism, and psychoanalytic, historicist, and textual criticism, Diane Watt focuses on the language, sex, and politics in Gower?s writing. She demonstrates that Gower engaged in the sort of critical thinking more commonly associated with Chaucer and William Langland and contributes to... more...

  • Forging Chivalric Communities in Malory's Le Morte Darthurby Kenneth Hodges

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 110.00

    Malory presents chivalry as a dynamic code shaped and reshaped by communities ranging from the nation to the province, from hermits to women. more...

  • The Canterbury Talesby Geoffrey Chaucer; Burton Raffel

    Random House Publishing Group 2008; US$ 17.00

    Lively, absorbing, often outrageously funny, Chaucer?s The Canterbury Tales is a work of genius, an undisputed classic that has held a special appeal for each generation of readers. The Tales gathers twenty-nine of literature?s most enduring (and endearing) characters in a vivid group portrait that captures the full spectrum of medieval society,... more...

  • The Canterbury Talesby Harold Bloom

    Infobase Publishing 2008; US$ 36.00

    The Canterbury Tales was the first great poem in the English language, and it remains a favorite among students and scholars to this day. Ideal for research, this new title in the Bloom's Guides series includes broad-ranging excerpts from interpretive essays that provide expert commentary on this timeless work. It also features an introduction... more...

  • The Wisdom of the Ancientsby Francis Bacon

    MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99

    This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. This book features a table of contents linked to every chapter. The book was designed for optimal navigation on the Kindle, PDA, Smartphone, and other electronic readers. It is formatted to display on all electronic devices including the Kindle, Smartphones and other... more...

  • Texts in Multiple Versionsby Luigi Giuliani; Herman Brinkman; Geert Lernout

    Editions Rodopi 2006; US$ 112.00

    Texts in multiple versions constitute the core problem of textual scholarship. For texts from antiquity and the medieval period, the many versions may be the result of manuscript transmission, requiring editors and readers to discriminate between levels of authority in variant readings produced along the chain of copying. For texts of all periods,... more...