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Anglo-Saxon (Beginnings through 1066)

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  • A New Introduction to Chaucerby D. S. Brewer

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 112.95

    This new introduction to Chaucer has been radically rewritten since the previous edition which was published in 1984. The book is a controversial and modern restatement of some of the traditional views on Chaucer, and seeks to present a rounded introduction to his life, cultural setting and works. Professor Brewer takes into account recent literary... more...

  • Pearlby Jane Draycott; Bernard O'Donoghue

    Carcanet 2011; US$ 7.26

    In a dream landscape radiant with jewels, a father sees his lost daughter on the far bank of a river: my pearl, my girl'. One of the great treasures of the British Library, the fourteenth-century poem Pearl is a work of poetic brilliance. Its account of loss and consolation retains its force across six centuries. Jane Draycott in her new translation... more...

  • The Poems of Sir Francis Hubertby Bernard Mellor

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 1961; US$ 9.00

    A poet of substance though little noticed, Sir Francis Hubert (1568-1629) embodies in his life and works much of the agitated spirit of his times.His verse Historie of Edward the Second, its strong element of political satire, and its minatory finger wagging at the Queen, earned him her official displeasure. He is one of a host of literary figures,... more...

  • 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...

  • A Preface to Donneby James Winny

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 58.95

    Probably the most famous of the Metaphysical poets, John Donne worked with and influenced many of the leading poets of the age. This excellent introduction to his life and works sets his writing firmly in the context of his times. more...

  • Quantitative Analysis of Poetic Textsby Ioan-Iovitz Popescu; Mihaiela Lupea; Doina Tatar; Gabriel Altmann

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    The book presents methods for the objective analysis of poetic language. Common objects of literary studies such as rhythm, semantic explications, interpretation and personal impressions are avoided. Only those properties of poetic texts are taken into account that could be quantified. For all methods both statistical tests, theoretical... more...

  • Reading the Allegorical Intertextby Judith Anderson

    Fordham University Press 2008; US$ 27.99

    Judith H. Anderson conceives the intertext as a relation between or among texts that encompasses both Kristevan intertextuality and traditional relationships of influence, imitation, allusion, and citation. Like the Internet, the intertext is a state, or place, of potential expressed in ways ranging from deliberate emulation to linguistic free play.... more...

  • Revising Oral Theoryby Paul Acker

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Romances Of Chivalryby Ashen

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

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

  • She, this in Blakby 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...