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Anglo-Saxon (Beginnings through 1066)

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  • 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 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...

  • Romances Of Chivalryby Ashen

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 220.00

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

  • The Arthur of the Italiansby Regina Psaki; Gloria Allaire

    University of Wales Press 2014; US$ 130.00

    The Arthurian legend in medieval and Renaissance Italy is the focus of this new collaborative history. 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...

  • A John Donne Companion (Routledge Revivals)by Robert H. Ray

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    First published in 1990, this title provides a compendium of useful information for any reader of Donne to have at hand: crucial biographical material, historical contextualisation, and details about his life?s work. The intention throughout is to enhance understanding and appreciation, without being exhaustive. The major portion of the volume, in... more...

  • Chaucer and the Taverners of Ipswichby Beverly Mary Boyd

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2014; US$ 159.95

    New historical facts are brought to light by this distinguished professor of Chaucer studies. Those familiar with the poet will be engaged and delighted by this critical investigation of the Canterbury Tales. Professor Boyd, a specialist in Middle English, brings a new level of understanding to the work by revealing important aspects of the Middle... more...

  • Troilus and Criseyde in Modern Verseby Geoffrey Chaucer; Joseph Glaser; Christine Chism

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2014; US$ 11.50

    This fast-moving Modern English version of Chaucer's greatest tragic romance highlights the poem's rapid shifts in register and diction as well as its subtle and elusive characterizations, while preserving the enchanting rhyme-royal stanza of the Middle English original. Christine Chism's Introduction illuminates the work's historical context, poetic... more...

  • Donne's Religious Writingby P. M. Oliver

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 68.95

    This, the first book to focus solely on Donne's religious writing, also places his work in a literary context and attempts to reach a more realistic assessment of its originality than has been possible hitherto. The prose works that are examined in detail include the controversial treatises Bianthanatos and Pseudo-Martyr , the satirical Ignatius... more...