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Anglo-Saxon (Beginnings through 1066)

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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Chaucer Traditionsby Ruth Morse; Barry Windeatt

    Cambridge University Press 1990; US$ 50.00

    An important collection of essays which will be of interest to teachers and students of Chaucer. more...

  • Chaucer and Medieval Estates Satireby Mann

    Cambridge University Press 1973; US$ 42.00

    This book is an attempt to discover the origins and significance of the General Prologue-to the Canterbury Tales. more...

  • The Southern Version of Cursor Mundi, Vol. IIIby Henry J. Stauffenberg

    University of Ottawa Press 1985; US$ 14.99

    The medieval poem Cursor Mundi is a biblical verse account of the history of the world, offering a chronological overview of salvation history from Creation to Doomsday. Originating in northern England around the year 1300, the poem was frequently copied in the north before appearing in a southern version in substantially altered form. Although... more...

  • The Southern Version of Cursor Mundi, Vol. Vby Laurence M. Eldredge; Anne L. Klinck

    University of Ottawa Press 2000; US$ 16.99

    The medieval poem Cursor Mundi is a biblical verse account of the history of the world, offering a chronological overview of salvation history from Creation to Doomsday. Originating in northern England around the year 1300, the poem was frequently copied in the north before appearing in a southern version in substantially altered form. Although... more...

  • Myths We Live Byby Colin Grant

    University of Ottawa Press 1998; US$ 11.99

    Colin Grant challenges the popular use of "myth" as a dismissive designation of the superstitions and falsehoods of "other" cultures. The author maintains that myths occupy a place in our present-day lives that is every bit as important to us as the divinities and heroes of classical antiquity were to the ancients. The myths themselves are in a constant... more...