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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • The Cambridge Companion to Medieval Romanceby Roberta L. Krueger

    Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 26.00

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

  • Here's to the Graduateby Marianne Richmond

    Sourcebooks 2013; US$ 12.99

    No other day is filled with more excitement and optimism than graduation day. Marianne Richmond has created the perfect gift for any graduate, that expresses the joy of today and promise of tomorrow. Includes sentiments like: ?I wish you guts. Challenge your ability by trying something new, even if you're scared. ?I wish you a playful spirit.... more...

  • Text and Intertext in Medieval Arthurian Literatureby Norris J. Lacy

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 105.00

    Theoretical essays and practical analyses focus on the intertextual links between an Arthurian composition and works belonging other genres of kinds of literature. Translations are provided for excerpts from the original Latin, Old French, Middle Dutch, Italian, and Middle English. The 14 essays were presented at a 1993 conference in Bonn. more...

  • The Manga Guide to Electricityby Kazuhiro Fujitaki; Matsuda; TREND-PRO Co. Ltd.

    No Starch Press 2009; US$ 15.95

    The Manga Guide to Electricity teaches electricity in an innovative and refreshing way by combining authentic Japanese-style manga cartoons with practical educational content. The book's story revolves around Rereko, a girl struggling to pass her exams in Electopia, the Land of Electricity. Graduate student Hikaru decides to help Rereko after she's... more...

  • Sexuality, Sociality, and Cosmology in Medieval Literary Textsby Marla Segol; Jennifer Brown

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 90.00

    This edited volume contains nine articles exploring medieval sexuality and its relation to cosmological and social ordering. All of our authors analyze literary texts, both religious and secular, using a variety of critical methodologies. These include discourse theory, psychoanalytic criticism, queer theory, masculinity studies, and new historicist... more...

  • Shards of Loveby Marķa Rosa Menocal

    Duke University Press 1994; US$ 23.95

    With the Spanish conquest of Islamic Granada and the expulsion of the Jews from Spain, the year 1492 marks the exile from Europe of crucial strands of medieval culture. It also becomes a symbolic marker for the expulsion of a diversity in language and grammar that was disturbing to the Renaissance sensibility of purity and stability. In rewriting Columbus's... more...

  • The Role of Swine Symbolism in Medieval Literature Blanc Sanglierby Milo Kearney

    The Edwin Mellen Press 1991; US$ 159.95

    The pig has probably evoked more unexplained extremes of human emotions than any other animal. What are the possible origins of the symbolism attached to this animal? Has it ever been viewed differently? In a light tone, with alliteration and bantering humor, many original theories are presented to show how our western heritage subconscious associations... more...