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- Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 52.00 US$ 41.60
Professor Wood examines in detail the astrological references in The Canterbury Tales, Troilus and Criseyde , and The Complaint of Mars , using mediaeval source materials not only to elucidate the technicalities of the imagery but also to analyze its poetic function. Originally published in 1970. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 112.27
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...
- Enitharmon Press 2008; US$ 9.99
The ninety-six Anglo-Saxon riddles in the eleventh-century Exeter Book are poems of great charm, zest, and subtlety. Ranging from natural phenomena (such as icebergs and storms at sea) to animal and bird life, from the Christian concept of the creation to prosaic domestic objects (such as a rake and a pair of bellows), and from weaponry to the peaceful... more...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 54.95
The Critical Heritage gathers together a large body of critical sources on major figures in literature. Each volume presents contemporary responses to a writer's work,enabling students and researchers to read for themselves, for example, comments on early performances of Shakespeare's plays, or reactions to the first publication of Jane Austen's novels.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 37.95
The first feminist edition of these two tales. Wynne-Davies addresses the social and cultural context of the poems' production in a critical commentary to the texts. Also includes a line by line gloss and a historical introduction. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95
'This masterly work ought to be The Elizabethan Encyclopedia , and no less.' - Cahiers Elizabethains Edmund Spenser remains one of Britain's most famous poets. With nearly 700 entries this Encyclopedia provides a comprehensive one-stop reference tool for: * appreciating Spenser's poetry in the context of his age and our own * understanding the... more...