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Anglo-Saxon (Beginnings through 1066)

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  • The Poetic Voices of John Gowerby Matthew W. Irvin

    Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 99.00

    An examination of Gower's skilful deployment of personae in his works, showing the parallels between the way he treats love, and the way he treats politics. more...

  • Malory and his European Contemporariesby Miriam Edlich-Muth

    Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 99.00

    A reconsideration of Arthurian compilations in the late middle ages, looking at the complex ways in which they reshape their material for new audiences. more...

  • Cultural Capitalby John Guillory

    University of Chicago Press 2013; US$ 67.00

    John Guillory challenges the most fundamental premises of the canon debate by resituating the problem of canon formation in an entirely new theoretical framework. The result is a book that promises to recast not only the debate about the literary curriculum but also the controversy over "multiculturalism" and the current "crisis of the humanities."... more...

  • Chaucer's Cultural Geographyby Kathryn L. Lynch

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 120.00

    First Published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Perilous Passagesby Julie A. Chappell

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 85.00

    This study will significantly further our interpretations of the unique autobiography of Margery Kempe, lay woman turned mystic and visionary. Following the manuscript from a Carthusian monastery through history, Chappell bridges the gaps in our understanding of the transmission of texts from the medieval past to the present. more...

  • Chaucer And His Englandby Coulton

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 300.00

    First Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Jankyn's Book of Wikked Wyvesby Traugott Lawler; Ralph Hanna; Karl Young

    University of Georgia Press 2014; US$ 89.95

    In volume 1 of Jankyn’s Book of Wikked Wyves (Georgia, 1997), Ralph Hanna and Traugott Lawler presented authoritative versions of three medieval texts invoked by Jankyn (fifth husband of the Wife of Bath) in The Canterbury Tales . In Jankyn’s Book , volume 2, Lawler and Hanna revisit one of those texts by way of presenting all the known contemporary... more...

  • On Melancholyby Robert Burton

    Hesperus Press 2014; US$ 10.99

    Journey through the subject of melancholia in an easily accessible volume touching on topics from love and sex to religion and geography Burton's The Anatomy of Melancholy  is one of the great but unclassifiable prose works in English literature: diverting, delightfully rambling, and filled with recondite learning and peculiar facts and speculations.... more...

  • Chaucer's The Canterbury Talesby James L. Roberts

    John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 2000; US$ 5.99

    The original CliffsNotes study guides offer expert commentary on major themes, plots, characters, literary devices, and historical background. The latest generation of titles in this series also features glossaries and visual elements that complement the classic, familiar format. Join Chaucer's band of pilgrims on their journey in CliffsNotes on The... more...

  • Donne, Castiglione and the Poetry of Courtlinessby Peter DeSa Wiggins

    Indiana University Press 2001; US$ 27.95

    Donne, Castiglione, and the Poetry of CourtlinessPeter DeSa Wiggins The influence of The Book of the Courtier on the work of John Donne. John Donne has been described as a "poet of ambition," who used his poems as agents in his quest for preferment among the elites of Elizabethan and... more...