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  • Writing Medieval Women's Livesby Charlotte Newman Goldy; Amy Livingstone

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 95.00

    This book is a collection of thirteen essays representing the growing variety of approaches being used to write the history of medieval women. In the aggregate, the essays reflect the "European" medieval "world" socially, (peasants, urban women, religious women, aristocrats and queens), geographically (including medieval Rus) and across religious... more...

  • Origins of Arthurian Romancesby Flint F. Johnson

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 35.00

    There are three archetypal and widespread Arthurian stories--the abduction of Guinevere, the Holy Grail, and Tristan. Through the author's painstaking research of the literature and comparative literature of the stories, and by studying the history, laws, and archaeology of the post-Roman period, a new methodology was found for approaching sources.... more...

  • To the Batpoleby Alex Bledsoe

    BenBella Books, Inc. 2012; US$ 2.99

    From Batman Unauthorized: Vigilantes, Jokers, and Heroes in Gotham City : Alex Bledsoe imagines Alfred's reaction to Bruce Wayne's confusion over the onset of puberty. more...

  • A Sociology of Japanese Ladies’ Comicsby Kinko Ito

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2010; US$ 169.95

    This work is a book about the history, content, and functions of ladies’ comics, the most recent addition to the modern comics in Japan. This book employs the methodology of visual sociology which uses imagery as a source of data and material for analysis. It describes Japanese ladies’ comics’ unique history and explores how love and... more...

  • 50 Quick Spooky Halloween Factsby Paul Andrews

    Andrews UK 2012; US$ 1.49

    This book is a quick read full of Spooky Facts on Halloween. Do you know where the name comes from? What happens if a bat flies over your house three times? Find out these facts and more in this book! more...

  • The Cambridge Companion to Medieval Romanceby Roberta L. Krueger

    Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 28.00 US$ 22.96

    Fifteen original essays offer an introduction to one of the most influential genres of Western literature. more...

  • The Walking Deadby Kathleen Olmstead

    HarperCollins Canada 2012; US$ 2.99

    The Untold History of Television provides an exciting glimpse behind the scenes of the groundbreaking series that have defined the landscape of popular culture. Based on the wildly popular comic by Robert Kirkman, The Walking Dead is a riveting drama about experiencing a zombie apocalypse?and living to tell the tale. It explores the survivors?s... more...

  • Boundaries in Medieval Romanceby Neil Cartlidge

    Boydell & Brewer 2008; US$ 90.00

    A wide-ranging collection on one of the most interesting features of medieval romance. more...

  • Perceval/Parzivalby Arthur Groos; Norris J. Lacy

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 47.95

    This volume in the Arthurian Characters and Themes series treats the fascinating character of Perceval, the naive and flawed but gifted youth who becomes the Grail hero in some texts and yet is eclipsed in others by Galahad. Also includes eight musical examples. more...

  • Ancient Legends Retoldby Simon Heywood

    The History Press 2013; US$ 12.99

    The tragedy of King Arthur is one segment of a vast cycle, the 'Matter of Britain', stretching across generations of early British kings. Vortigern is central to this cycle. King two generations before Arthur, he opens Britain to the Saxons, ancestors of the modern English. Rising from humble roots, he takes centre stage at court in a crisis moment,... more...